Fruit growing and viticulture: crop protection recommendations updated

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Fruit growing and viticulture: crop protection recommendations updated

Crop protection recommendations are updated. They are published by Agroscope, to provide an overview of the diseases, pests and weeds and to present pest control strategies.

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Smart Farming Enables More Efficient Use of Resources

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Smart Farming Enables More Efficient Use of Resources

Sensor-controlled, automated processes are increasingly available for developing greater sustainability in agricultural production systems and for quality control. These so-called 'smart farming' systems offer potential for more efficient, emission-reducing and resource-saving production methods, as demonstrated by the Agroscope Sustainability Conference held at the Tänikon site on 19 January 2017.

Three decades of the Swiss Soil Monitoring Network (NABO): Focus on soil quality

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Three decades of the Swiss Soil Monitoring Network (NABO): Focus on soil quality

In Switzerland, the quality of soil is systematically monitored by the Swiss Soil Monitoring Network (NABO). At a symposium which marks three decades of NABO, the Federal Offices for the Environment and for Agriculture, in collaboration with Agroscope, reflected on NABO’s achievements and highlighted new challenges for Swiss soil. In a special video, NABO staff give an insight into their work.

Research and consultation

Agricultural research supports an agriculture which produces healthy foodstuffs and preserves a life worthy landscape.

Forschungskonzept Land- und Ernährungswirtschaft 2017-2020 (PDF, 2 MB, 12.12.2016)

Good Roughage Quality for Horses

Rhoughage Quality

Because horses are especially sensitive to spoilt or contaminated feedstuffs, hygienic quality is one of the most important criteria for horseforage. The web application www.equifeed.ch supports you in evaluating the roughage quality.

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