Belgium

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Trial field with young broccoli in Belgium organic experimental case study

On 30 and 31 March, our Belgium partner INAGRO took soil samples for the different analyses (biological, physical and chemical) related to Case study 7: Cover crop mixtures: a promotor of soil biodiversity in potato crops? Atlantic Central (Belgium). At that time the 4 different cover crop mixtures (little to very species-diverse) had mostly died off due to frost. In addition, earthworms were also sampled. The objective was to discover whether choosing a more species-diverse cover crop mixture already after…

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Mini symposium “BIO-onderzoek”

On the 23th of June 2021, some Flemish organisations in Belgium organise a mini-symposium to present results of ongoing international projects on organic farming, including SoildiverAgro. The symposium is organised by CCBT, NOBL and the Flemish Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, and will take place online from 13h00 till 17h00. CCBT is the coordination centre for applied research and extension on organic agriculture in Flanders and is part of the ‘Strategic Action Plan for Organic Farming’ of the Flemish Government.…

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Succesfull online discussion group in Flanders about extensification of vegetable production

SOILDIVERAGRO Belgium partners organized a discussion group with stakeholders last 19th May in a digital format due to the corona crisis. Even there was no previous experience in developing such a type of format, and it was an uncertain sucess at the begining, the event exceded expectations. Fourteen people from different profiles and backgrounds take the change and participate on the debate. Between them, many researchers with different expertise attended, next to i.a. policy officers, industry advisors, and even a…

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First discussion groups at Belgium (Cancelled)

On the 30th and 31st of March, our Belgium partners IV-ILVO, INAGRO and PKSW will organise two meetings with the discussion groups on soil biodiversity and soil quality. A rich soil life is important for good soil quality, which in turn determines healthy plant growth. However, there are still many questions about this soil life. The SoildiverAgro project wants to gain more insight into this and is conducting research into which new practices and cultivation systems improve the genetic and…

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