boreal

Our last workshop in the boreal region “Possibilities of reduced tillage and diversification in cereal cultivation – methods, benefits and experiences”.

A total of about 40 people, researchers, farmers and stakeholders, gathered at the beautiful premises of the Knehtilä organic farm in Hyvinkää on Thursday 4 April for a seminar and workshop organised by Luke and the Finnish Organic Research Institute in connection with the boreal case studies on soil tillage effects. First, farmers Tuomas Mattila from Kilpiä farm and Juuso Joona from Tyynelä farm described the experimental set-ups for the cs14a and cs14b case studies conducted on their farms. Then…

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Joint workshop in Finland: “Possibilities of reduced tillage and diversification in cereal cultivation – methods, benefits and experiences”

SoildiverAgro finish partners LUKE are organizing a joint event with another project, LuovaMix, in which to present the outcomes and experiences about the SoildiverAgro’s boreal case studies cs14a and cs14b concerning the reduced tillage in wheat fields. The event is expected to initiate a lively discussion with farmers and stakeholders from the region about the strategy and main results. This LuovaMix & SoildiverAgro joint event will be held in on Thursday, April 4, 2024, from 10 am to 4 pm…

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SoildiverAgro in the “Soil Biodiversity” workshop

We are happy to share the news of SoildiverAgro presentation in the online workshop “Network to Innovate: Soil Biodiversity” that has taken place on February 20, 2024 – organized by the Rural Networks of Estonia, Finland, Latvia, and Poland. Roosi Soosaar from NGO Soil Innovation Cluster had the opportunity to present SoildiverAgro during the event, not only showing the objectives of the project but also presenting some of the results of field tests from Estonia 2019. She has shared the…

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SoildiverAgro presentation at the Finnish Agricultural Science Days

Last week we celebrated Maataloustieteenpäivät (The Finnish Agricultural Science Days)! Between the 10th and 11th of January, our partner Luke participated in a national scientific meeting that brought together over 600 participants, including researchers, teachers, students, entrepreneurs and experts from different sectors of agronomy in Finland, to hear about the latest scientific research results and projects. In one of the sessions on a multidisciplinary approach to farmland diversity, Senior Scientist and Boreal Regional Coordinator Krista Peltoniemi, Research Scientist Annika Tienhaara…

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LUKE partners at the Finnish Agriculture Science Days 10th-11th January

The Finnish Agricultural Science Days 2024 (Maataloustieteenpäivät Päivät)will take place in Helsinki Viikki campus next 10th and 11th of January. The objective of this scientific meeting is to gather researchers, teachers, students, entrepreneurs, experts and other stakeholders in Finland to listen to recent scientific research results and trends from different sectors of agronomy. LUKE experts from boreal region involved in WP5 and WP6 will be participating on the first session: 8:30-8:50           Annika Tienhaara: Viljelijöiden kiinnostus monimuotoisuutta tukeviin viljelykäytäntöihin (Farmers’ interest…

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Workshop for farmers in Estonia: How intercrops will influence soil biodiversity?

The SoildiverAgro project is holding a workshop for farmers on November 16, 2023 from 10:00 to 15:00 in Rannu Seed, Estonia. The project’s soil specialist, Annely Kuu, will give a talk on “How intercropping will influence soil biodiversity”. The workshop will explain how to improve soil fertility and preserve soil biodiversity. The event will be organized by Eesti Maaülikool and Rannu Seeme OÜ; and a prior registration is required. Check the agenda and access the registration through this link: Improving…

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Tillage Workshop in Finland

We are delighted to share the exciting highlights from the regional demonstration workshop held at Tyynelä Farm in Joutseno, Finland, on Wednesday, September 13th, 2023. Organized by SoildiverAgro partners Tyynelä Farm and Luke, the workshop delved into the vital topic of tillage practices and their impact on soil structure and earthworm populations in boreal environments. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all those who joined us for this informative and productive event. Minimum vs inversion tillage in wheat fields: Unveiling…

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Workshop about Contrasting minimum tillage with inversion tillage in wheat fields

Tyynelä farm (Juuso Joona) and LUKE are hosting an insightful demonstration workshop on the SoildiverAgro experimental field. This event will take place on September 13th at the Tyynelä farm in Joutseno Finland. The workshop will unveil the results of an extensive study Contrasting minimum tillage with inversion tillage in wheat fields. The event won’t stop at data presentation; it will also feature a practical, hands-on demonstration that explores soil structure analysis and earthworm assessment. Participants can engage directly with these…

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Annual SoildiverAgro regional meeting for the boreal region in 2023

A regional meeting for all project members and Finnish partners on current topics and ongoing tasks in the SoildiverAgro project will be held in Helsinki at Luke Viikki and online in Teams next Monday 8th  of May between 09:00 h and 12:00 h. Organized by the Boreal regional coordinator Krista Peltoniemi from Luke, 17 project members from Luke, Petla, Kilpiä and Tyynelä farm partners have been invited. The objective of the meeting is to discuss and change information about the…

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