Agroscope is involved in numerous networks, working groups and expert groups, conducts cooperative ventures and partnerships with research-related organisations, and collaborates with other institutions on international research projects. The interactive map provides an overview of all the institutions worldwide with which Agroscope maintains a form of cooperation.
Together with over 20 other European research institutions, Agroscope has signed a memorandum of understanding for the promotion of a sustainable agri-food system in Europe. The declaration of intention establishes formal cooperation between the partner institutions.
Alternatives to antibiotics must be found to combat antibiotic resistance in animal production. The plant sainfoin reduces postweaning diarrhoea in piglets, thus reducing the need for antibiotic treatment.
The SBB (Swiss Federal Railways) has ordered a feasibility study (2nd semester of 2018) on the greening of railway rights-of-way. An expert panel concluded that a greening of rights-of-way could be successful.