Reaching another milestone, SoildiverAgro partners will meet in the Estonian city of Tartu on 28-29 May for the annual General Assembly.

SoildiverAgro Partners meet in Estonia for the General Assembly

Reaching another milestone, SoildiverAgro partners will meet in the Estonian city of Tartu on 28-29 May for the annual General Assembly. This meeting will provide the environment for partners to review their progress over the last year and outline the next steps. Day 1 Highlights Key items from first day agenda include A conference on Rural Development and Biodiversity, hosted by the Juana de Vega Foundation. Interaction with other EU projects such as BIOservicES and SOB4ES. These collaborations will facilitate…

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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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The EU-FarmBook has been launched

The EU platform presents itself as the point of reference for farmers, foresters and advisors. It develops an EU-wide open source interactive database to get inspired to innovate. It will congregate practical materials i.e. videos, user manuals, and infographics.  The main purpose of the EU-FarmBook is to support knowledge exchange, by further developing, expanding and maintaining an easily accessible and user-friendly EU-wide Online Platform for practitioners in the agriculture and forestry sectors. To achieve this, it follows the following specific…

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“Network to innovate: Regenerative Agriculture” & SoildiverAgro

We are more than pleased to announce the spreading of SoildiverAgro message through different networks and events in Europe. This time again, Roosi Soosaar from NGO Soil Innovation Cluster has been participating in the workshop of “Regenerative Agriculture” organised by National Rural Networks of Estonia, Finland, Latvia, and Poland in December 12, 2023.   During this workshop, different projects had the chance to present their objectives and main activities developed under their umbrella and interact with each other, creating an open…

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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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EU Mission Soil Manifesto

The European Commission launched the Mission Soil Manifesto, which calls for action to respond to the urgent need to protect and improve soil health in Europe and beyond. Sign the Manifesto as a representative of a legal entity or as an individual and stand up for soil health! You will join a community that cares about soils, have the chance to network with others and be informed about the latest research results and activities of the Mission Soil. Names of…

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