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Harvesting melon at Cartagena

”Within the framework of the Soildiveragro project, the Polytechnic University of Cartagena has begun harvesting the Piel de Sapo melon of the Paredes variety grown at the Tomás Ferro Experimental Farm (La Palma, Cartagena). The project aims to improve the biodiversity of agricultural soils and establish a relationship between biodiversity and agricultural production and quality, as well as the effect on the reduction of fertilizers and phytosanitary products”.  

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SoildiverAgro at the National Farmari 2022 event in Finland

SoildiverAgro was displayed at the Farmari exhibition for Finnish agriculture, forestry and countryside, held from June 30th to July 2nd in Mikkeli, Finland. Farmari is an event for the whole family, presenting the modern Finnish food production chain from field to table. This is where professionals and consumers meet to exchange ideas and opinions. The Finnish Natural Resources Institute (Luke) introduced the SoildiverAgro project among others to the visitors. Altogether the exhibition attracted a total of 60 000 visitors. SoildiverAgro…

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SoildiverAgro celebrates ’festILVO’ on september in Merelbeke

ILVO, a research institute in Flanders, Belgium, conducting international research on agriculture, fisheries and food, and partner of SoildiverAgro, becomes 90! To celebrate, ILVO organises a national, multi-day festival to which stakeholders and all interested are invited. On 15, 16, 18 and 19 September, you are welcome at the festival site in Merelbeke, in the middle of 200 hectares of trial fields. festILVO, a unique FOOD festival that, together with the many tasting sessions, also serves up the production process…

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Workshops and field days at Mediterranean South for CS1 and CS2

Next 22 and 24th June our partner UPCT invite you to participate in two workshops and field days related to CS1 and CS2. 22nd June a presentation of the project accompanied by a visit to the Tomás Ferro experimental farm, where the melon trial plots are located. These trials belong to the so-called CS1 of the project focused on the use of soil biodiversity to increase the availability of nutrients and water and reduce the incidence of soil-borne diseases to…

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SoildiverAgro at the National Farmari exhibition for Finnish agriculture, foresty and countryside

On the 30th of June and the 2nd of July in 2022 SoildiverAgro will be at the National Farmari exhibition in Mikkeli (Finland). Farmari is an event for the whole family, presenting the modern Finnish food production chain from field to table. This is the place where professionals and consumers meet. Our partner Luke will have a stand and introduce the SoildiverAgro project to the visitors. The expected amount of visitors to the exhibition is about 75,000 people. You can…

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Melon turn in the rotation sequence at Case study 1 at Mediterranean South

On the last 29th of March of 2022, UPCT started the third crop cycle in CS1, located in Cartagena, SE Spain, and based on multiple cropping and rotations. The trial started with the growth of potatoes (December 2020-May 2021), followed by broccoli (September 2021-January 2022) and now it is the melon turn, as the third crop in the rotation sequence in the same field. In all crops the same experimental design was followed, with the application of the following treatments:…

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MTÜPK and EULS held a workshop for farmers about SoildiverAgro spore sampler case study

MTÜPK together with EULS arranged a workshop for farmers to introduce the results of the spore sampler case study. Dr. Kaire Loit from EULS presented the first-year results of accurate quantifications of airborne species in wheat and potato fields. The objective was to study the role of airborne inoculum on disease development in relation to climatic conditions and to find out the pesticides accumulation rate for no-till fields and its impact on soil fauna. Fungicide use plays an essential role…

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SoildiverAgro website also in other languages

SoildiverAgro website is now available in Czech, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Italian, Spanish and English. Almost all content is translated into these languages to impact the higher number of stakeholders related to the project. You can also follow project progress on our social networks: Facebook  Twitter  Linkedin Youtube

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