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Public organic food procurement for youth in four European countries

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2/20101 2/2010 May Newsletter from the International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems news Contents News from ICROFS Articles CORE Organic II is in motion; the next research programme; ICROFS chairman is re- presented at ATV-meeting, ICROFS partner in new research project: VOA3R ........... 1 Brief news, page 10: - Sustainable Foods Summit: Building sustainable supply networks - FQH 2011 first announcement - Organic Horticulture (28th IHC): Productivity and sustainability - 1st UNAAB International Summer School on Organic Agriculture Cattle trampling reduces the risk of nitrate leaching in organic dairy rotations .................................................................................... 5 Public organic food procurement for youth in four European countries ................................................................... 3 Horse bean, pea and rape protein and flax seed oil in feed for organic trout ....................................................................................... 7 Cows fed vitamin-rich feed produce vitamin-rich milk ................ 8 2/20102 News from ICROFS CORE Organic II is set in motion The Core Organic II partners have started working. The European trans- national research cooperation project, CORE Organic II, consists of a network of 27 European organic research fun- ding bodies (22 countries). The main aim of the project is to agree on common research priorities and to select transnational research projects to be funded by the partners. The project started in March 2010 and will run for three years. It will launch at least two transnational calls, initiate research projects, organize pro- ject monitoring and dissemination of results, and consider funding models. Pre-announcement of the research areas selected for the first call is ex- pected to be launched in 1 July 2010. ICROFS coordinates CORE Organic II ICROFS is coordinator of the ERA-net CORE Organic II with 27 partne

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