Update of Case Study 7 (Atlantic central, Belgium)

Inagro (Flanders, Belgium) organized a visit to the trial fields of its organic trial farm on Wednesday, June 28. The program included two parallel tours. An explanation about how was dealt with the difficult spring this year (due to the wet months of March and April) was also addressed. A networking event in the farm shed concluded the afternoon/evening. A total of 70 interested people were welcomed including a large number of organic farmers but advisers and people from various…

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Spring cover crops destroyed by flail mower at Belgium

Cover crops are a good practice to enhance soil life and soil quality. After late vegetables, like leek, the circumstances are not always good enough to sow cover crops. When the next main crop is planted late in the following year, it is possible to sow the cover crop in spring. In case study 8 we have sown a mixture of Phacelia (P. tanacetifolia) and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) in the last week of march. These fast growing crops are…

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