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Will the feed last until spring?
Past years have shown that a feed reserve corresponding to the farm provides relief in spring. The spring of 2023 in particular showed that grazing the wet areas was not possible in many places, meaning that stable feeding was still the order of the day.
The new president has been elected
Adèle Thorens Goumaz becomes President of the Board of Directors of bio.inspecta AG
On the road with bio.inspecta
No fear of organic inspection: «I know that everything is legal», says Hans Metzger
Everything under control? From the life of an organic inspector
On 9 June 2023, Andreas Müller was invited to take part in a podcast hosted by FiBL (Research Institute of Organic Agriculture).
Tested for organic and office
bio.inspecta is one of the bodies when it comes to inspecting and certifying farms.
The inspector as a guest
When Christoph Gerber from bio.inspecta takes a close look at an organic farm, he does it with a trained eye, open ears, and respect.
The conversion to organic must be well planned
If a conventional farm converts to organic farming, higher requirements must be observed.
At the Fürstenhof in Hellikon with bio.inspecta
Excerpt from Jurapark-Zytig (Jurapark newsletter) No. 40, October 2022
Biodynamic grapevines defy the drought
This summer's drought has taken a heavy toll on cultivated land, especially in the southern Alpine regions.
A visit to the Steffen family's farm with laying hens
An organic inspection according to the label Bio Suisse on a farm with laying hens in Switzerland
The first production facility for organic cocoa “Made in Switzerland”
PRONATEC AG: bio.inspecta client of many years’ standing starts up Switzerland’s first organic-only cocoa factory
Review FiBL Open Day
The Open Day at the newly built campus of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) in Frick took place in glorious sunshine on 26 June 2022
Review Organic Farming Day 2022
On 8 and 9 June 2022 the Organic Farming Days took place in Holziken at Biohof Lüscher (organic farm)
Pastures new – retirement can wait!
At the end of May 2022, far from taking retirement, Martina Schneider is returning to alpine farming
Successful through conversion
The idea of converting the farm to organic production had been on Stefan Scheuber's mind for a long time
In the organic inspections, the label proofs are most often missing
Only about 30 % of the inspected farms showed deficiencies in 2021
Outlook for the 2022 inspection year
The last organic inspection is hardly a thing of the past, but we already have to prepare for the next one
«The hotline is not full of Dr. Dr.’s»
Interview with Andrin Pescatore, Certifier/ Head of training bio.inspecta AG
Into the new season, with expertise and practical experience in the field
Farm inspections are complex and require a good deal of preparation
Symposium Bio 2021: An Agenda to 2050 for Sustainability and Sustainable Consumption
This year FiBL, bionetz.ch, Bio Suisse, Demeter, IG Bio and bio.inspecta have again organised the Symposium Bio in Bern, Switzerland
Organic farming – Good reasons for getting started
The strong market growth shows that conversion to organics is definitely worthwhile
No shying away from challenges
Sara and Patrick Guarisco have put their Bio-Hofwerk farm on a versatile footing. They were helped in this by the bio-inspecta inspection body.
bio.inspecta Pty Ltd Australia narrates about Seafood and more...
Since 2019, our subsidiary in Australia has been successfully offering audits and certifications in the field of aquaculture and fisheries worldwide
Our employees introduce themselves:
Julia Winter, Head of Certification
On the road with Fritz Meile
We accompanied Fritz Meile to the control at the Lucerne weekly market
European Biochar Certification (EBC)
The Ithaca Institute has introduced guidelines for obtaining the European Biochar Certificate as a basis for control in 2012
Wine from rich nature
FRIKE GROUP contract manufacturer with tradition
The FRIKE GROUP companies are still in family hands and stand for a sustainable growth strategy
bio.inspecta featured in Radio Télévision Suisse’s TTC program
Rolf Schweizer of bio.inspecta carries out an inspection at a vineyard.
claro fair trade – fair trade for over 40 years
Claro fair trade has been campaigning for fairer trading conditions in the southern hemisphere for over 40 years and actively helps to shape them
bio.inspecta’s Label Check
A free check for processors and trading companies
Organic inspections in 2019
A review from the perspective of bio.inspecta AG in Frick
How healthy and sustainable are organic products really?
bio.inspecta featured in RTS programme «A bon entendeur» asking «Organics … the logical choice?»
Visit by a group of Chinese students
In August, seven students from China Agricultural University in Beijing spent two weeks studying at FiBL
Biosfera Val Müstair
Presenting a nature park
Switzerland's pioneering organic businesses
Developments in Romandie and the Romandie office
Interview with Rolf Schweizer, Managing Director bio.inspecta Romandie
Interview with Peter Hofstetter, owner Emscha GmbH