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Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Indicators for Result-based Agri-environmental Schemes: an Overview

Those wishing to promote biodiversity in agriculture by means of result-based schemes need meaningful indicators. An overview of proposed and used indicators highlights developments and challenges.

Swiss Agricultural Research

Diet

Foods of Animal Origin

How Foods of Animal Origin Can Contribute to a Healthy, Sustainable Diet

Foods of animal origin – friend or foe? It all depends on the needs of consumers and on local production conditions, as shown by a major review in which Agroscope took part.

Swiss Agricultural Research

Vegetable Production

Vegetable Production

Vegetable Production: Striking Reduction in Nitrate Leaching without Crop Residues

In vegetable production it is usual to leave crop residues on the field. Measurements carried out by Agroscope researchers show that removing these residues significantly reduces nitrate leaching.

Swiss Agricultural Research

Healthy Soils

1st European Healthy Soils Conference

The 1st European Healthy Soils Conference on soil fertility will take place in Muttenz from 13 to 15 September 2023. The deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 March.

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Plant protection, variety breeding and testing, optimisation of cultivation techniques - for agroecological production systems

Qualitative and sensorial analyses of foodstuffs for a high-quality, healthy diet and safe food.

Research on bees, horses, pigs and ruminants as well as official inspection of their feed - for economic and animal-friendly husbandry.

Research for an agricultural sector that preserves biodiversity as well as soil, air and water quality against the backdrop of climate change.

Socioeconomic analyses of agricultural labour, income monitoring, digitisation and smart farming – for an economic and socially sustainable agriculture.

Virtual or physical stations where researchers and practitioners together work together in co-creation to develop solutions for a sustainable agricultural sector.

Focus

Herausforderung Nährstoffverluste

Dieses Dossier bündelt einen Auszug von aktuellen und früheren Forschungsaktivitäten zu Nährstoffen und deren Verlusten.

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Liste variétale

Variety lists

Die geprüften und empfohlenen Sorten erfüllen möglichst folgende Kriterien: Sie sind an unseren Boden und unser Klima angepasst, krankheitsresistent, entsprechen den vom Markt verlangten Qualitätskriterien, sind ertragreich und leicht zu produzieren.

Agrometeo

Agrometeo

Die umweltgerechte Produktion von qualitativ hochwertigen Lebensmitteln ist eine der wichtigsten aktuellen Herausforderungen. Die Agrometeo-Website bietet Entscheidungshilfen und Informationen für einen optimalen Schutz der Kulturen.

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Cost Catalogue 2022

Der Maschinenkostenbericht enthält neu auch Kostenansätze für hoftechnische Einrichtungen, Gebäude und Arbeit und heisst nun Kostenkatalog.

Magazine «agroscope» November 2022

The November 2022 agroscope magazine is online

The Agroscope Centre of Excellence for Raw-Milk Products investigated the popularity of Vacherin Fribourgeois PDO cheese. Read about this and many more studies in the latest issue of the magazine.


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