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17.01.2020

Joël Bérard Will Be the New ‘Animal Production Systems and Animal Health’ Research Division Head at Agroscope

Dr. Joël Bérard will be taking the reins of the ‘Animal Production Systems and Animal Health’ Strategic Research Division at Agroscope. In this capacity he will become a member of the Executive Board. Currently Head of Research at AgroVet-Strickhof, Bérard will be joining Agroscope on 1 April 2020.

17.01.2020

Like a huge factory

The more species-rich the microbial community, the more ecosystem functions remain intact, which in turn has a positive impact on agriculture.

16.01.2020

Beneficials and GM Plants with Bt-Toxin(s)

Agroscope experts were able to show that genetically modified plants with one or more Bt toxins did not pose an increased risk for non-target organisms such as beneficials.

19.12.2019

NutriExhalomics: Agroscope and ETH Zurich jointly Develop a Breath Test

“Now exhale, please.” What if, in future, the effect of certain foods on our health could be analysed via a simple breath test? This is the primary aim of the ‘NutriExhalomics’ Project, which is being launched as part of a new collaboration between Agroscope and ETH Zurich.

26.11.2019

Agroscope Life-Cycle Assessment Platform

Agriculture generates large quantities of data which allow us to calculate life-cycle assessments and environmental indicators. The conference at November 26 highlights the opportunities and risks of this aspect of digitisation and automation.

21.11.2019

Reis in der Schweiz anbauen

Der Film zeigt die Pilotversuche 2017/2018 von Agroscope zum Nassreisanbau. Neben anbautechnischen Aspekten geht es um die Motivation für den Nassreisanbau im Schweizer Mittelland.

04.11.2019

International research cooperation helps to protect bees more effectively

At the international symposium of the International Commission for Plant-Pollinator Relationships, organised by Agroscope, experts exchanged ideas on the latest findings in the field of bee protection.

01.11.2019

Agroscope Life-Cycle Assessment Platform on Nov 26

Agriculture generates large quantities of data which allow us to calculate life-cycle assessments and environmental indicators. The conference will highlight the opportunities and risks of this aspect of digitisation and automation. Registration is possible up to 15 November 2019.

18.10.2019

Symposium on Above- and Below-Ground Biodiversity on Nov 14/15 2019

Because biodiversity is crucial for the proper functioning of agro-ecosystems, biodiversity loss has become a global concern.

14.10.2019

Natural Antagonist against Harmful Fungus

The naturally occurring fungus Clonostachys rosea is efficient at keeping the harmful Fusarium fungus in check.