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field case study 14b

First gas and soil sampling events in Finland

Our Finnish partners Luke and Tyynelä farm took the first gas samples for GHG determination on the 25th of May and the 8th of June, and the first soil samples on the 17th of June from Boreal pedoclimatic region in the field of case study 14b located in Tyynelä farm in south-Eastern Finland. The experimental field in case study 14b was established in the winter wheat field to study the effect of reduced tillage combined with direct sowing used in organic…

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New discussion group at Boreal region

Next Tuesday 19th of January between 1 and 3 p.m.  our finish partners Luke is holding a discussion group with at least 10 farms and project members involved in WP3 to discuss about the preliminary results focused on the fungal community composition and earthworm diversity in soil samples obtained in autumn 2019 from 20 different field plots of the boreal region.  Boreal region coordinator Krista Peltoniemi and senior scientist Visa Nuutinen are giving brief presentations about the results and after…

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Finland hosts the first field visits

The first of the field days held in July was attended by about 75 farmers and advisors who analyzed cover and companion crops, organised by Tyynelä Farm. Participants performed several shovel tests in the field, to perform a simplified soil diagnosis. Soil specialists from University of Helsinki and local advisory oganization showed attendees how to perform a visual soil assessment for decision making. The project aroused great interest among the participants and actively discussed topics related to crop rotation, soil…

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