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New SoildiverAgro Booklet explaining Regional Communities and case studies

SoildiverAgro project has created this nice booklet explaining the Regional Communities and Case studies related. Also, infographics around each case study were created to better understand the processes involved. Have a look at the complete booklet here or explore region by region: Boreal Nemoral Atlantic Central Continental Lusitanian Mediterranean South

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Inorde donates 8,000 kilos of potatoes to the Food Bank

Inorde has donated nearly 8,000 kilos of potatoes from A Limia, from the European crop diversification project SoildiverAgro, to the Ourense Food Bank. “It is the first of a series of deliveries with which we want to collaborate with the people and families who need it most,” says the president of the economic institute, Rosendo Fernández.

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Soildiveragro at the EIP Agri Farm-Data seminar

Our partner Roosi Soosaar from the Nemoral region is presenting SoildiverAgro project case study (CS12) – spore sampler (in Estonia). Watch the video she prepares here: “Our goal is to improve the ecological sustainability of disease management, through more targeted fungicide applications. For most pathogens, it takes several weeks from the actual infection to the onset of symptoms. To avoid unnecessary spraying we target disease control based on monitoring of phytopathogenic fungi in the area” Roosi Soosaar If you want…

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Proceedings Book from FAO symposium has been released

SoildiverAgro actively participated during the Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity (GSOBI21) which brought together over 5,000 participants from 160 countries. This event organised by the FAO has now published its proceedings book where two SoildiverAgro abstracts from UVigo are included on page 370 (M.J. Briones) and 815 (D.Fernández), download here: Proceedings of the Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity 2021 (fao.org) Interesting ideas, actions and gaps were shared and discussed through interactive plenary and parallel sessions. All agreed that soil biodiversity…

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Launch of SoildiverAgro Community, a network to exchange experiences and gain knowledge linked with production and ecosystem services

SoildiverAgro project launches the Stakeholders Community conformed by different stakeholders managing agro-ecosystems, which will be the primary beneficiaries of the project outcomes. Around each case study, volunteer farmers will be enrolled in Regional Communities to improve knowledge exchange between scientists, and stakeholders, to co-create new knowledge, to put into practice research results, to boost interactive and demand-driven innovation, and moreover to focus on real problems or opportunities that farmers are facing. These engaging activities are essential to demonstrate and promote…

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Fresh SoildiverAgro findings at the World Soil day in Estonia

Our colleague Annely Kuu will give a short presentation on 3rd December about new SoildiverAgro findings. The online event Konverents toimub üle veebi: liitu konverentsi ülekandega siit promoted by our partner Estonian University of Life Sciences will take part in the 12th Soil Day. She will talk about the abundance and biodiversity of earthworms on the fields with three different agricultural technologies (ecological, conventional and direct sowing managed fields) and how the hot summer of 2021 affected the life of…

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SoildiverAgro at Forum RIES21

On 10-11 November, FEUGA promoted our SoildiverAgro project at the VI forum RIES21, led by Cluster Saude de Galicia (CSG), in Balneario de Mondariz (Galicia-Spain). It functioned as a meeting point, with interactive dynamics to reflect on the most important and current issues of the ecosystem, to get to know the actors that operate in it, obtain information, knowledge and collaborations that have an impact on the benefit of their entities. In other words, the international event was a meeting point…

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Two seminars for WP3 results will be hold at Finland

Luke’s Natural Resources Unit’s will hold an internal online seminar on the 28th of October titled “Transition from intensive agriculture into productive and sustainable crop production. How to produce enough food in a sustainable way?” (in Finnish “Tehomaataloudesta tuottoisaan ja kokonaiskestävään peltokasvituotantoon. Miten tuotetaan ruokaa riittävästi ja kestävästi?”). Results of WP3 are being presented in a talk by Krista Peltoniemi. An external national webinar on the 10th of November titled as “The importance of soil microbiome in sustainable plant protection” (in…

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field day excursion cs 10

Field day at the German experimental plots

38 participants mainly formed by farmers, journalists and consultants attended the field day hosted by the conventional farmer who conducts the main parts of CS 10 and 11 and organised by the German SoildiverAgro partners FAR and TI. The event was separated into a first part with oral presentations and a second part with an excursion to the experimental plots of Biocontrol of soil-borne phytopathogenic fungi by fungivorous soil fauna communities in potato cropping systems and Plant diversity is tested…

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