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Carbon Sequestration

Carbon Sequestration

Soil Carbon Sequestration – Offsetting Greenhouse Gases

Together with project partners, Agroscope investigated soil carbon sequestration potentials for 24 European countries. Carbon sequestration could offset 0.1% to 27% of greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture per annum.  

Swiss Agricultural Research

Protein Feeding

Cows - Optimising Protein Feeding with the Help of Milk Urea Content

Optimising Protein Feeding with the Help of Milk Urea Content

Excess nitrogen is excreted in the urine and leads to higher ammonia emissions. Nitrogen in the urine of dairy cows can be estimated based on the urea content of their milk. This information can be used to optimise protein feeding.

Swiss Agricultural Research

Variety Testing

Hybrid Ryegrass

Variety Testing in Forage Production: Two Interesting New Hybrid Ryegrass Cultivars

Hybrid ryegrass is a high-yielding, versatile forage grass used in many clover-grass mixtures. Out of a total of 23 tested varieties, two new varieties performed particularly impressively in terms of yield and resistance to bacterial wilt.

Swiss Agricultural Research
What Quantity of Heavy Metals Ends Up in Agricultural Soils?

What Quantity of Heavy Metals Ends Up in Agricultural Soils?

Calculations carried out by the Swiss Soil Monitoring Network (NABO) over more than 30 years reveal that fertiliser applications and plant-protection products can lead to excess heavy metals in agricultural soils.

Swiss Agricultural Research
Magazine «agroscope» July 2021

July 2021 issue of agroscope Magazine now online

This issue focuses on research for healthy food with sustainable production methods.

Agroforst

Recognising the Potential of Climate Protection Measures

IP-SUISSE and Agroscope have developed a point system whose aim is to show what climate protection measures farmers can implement effectively on their farms.

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Magazine «agroscope» July 2021

July 2021 issue of agroscope Magazine now online

This issue focuses on research for healthy food with sustainable production methods.

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