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. Registration for the symposium is possible until October 30.


Natural Antagonist against Harmful Fungus

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


Successful Cooperation with Cuba

On the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary, CENSA (The National Center for Animal and Plant Health, Cuba) expressed its gratitude to Agroscope for the many years of successful collaboration between the two institutions.


Symposium Biofumigation 7 - Plants for Soil Health

March 30th to April 3rd in Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Submit your abstracts and register !


Ever heavier agricultural machinery puts soils under pressure

The wheel loads of agricultural vehicles have steadily increased since the 1960s. This puts soils under increasing pressure, generating substantial costs to society.


Solutions for the future of nutritional research

Press Release September 19 2019
Nutrition and health are core concerns of nutritional scientists, who met in Bern from 7 to 12 September 2019 for the 16th annual conference of the NuGO Association.


Monitoring fruit growth online

Internet connected sensors measure fruit growth in real time. These data will be used to optimise the management of orchards and greenhouses.


Climate protection thanks to agroforestry

Agroforestry on 9 % of Europe's agricultural land could mitigate up to 43 % of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.


Flowering wild plants encourage beneficial insects in the field

Beneficial insects do not always find enough food in arable fields. Two thirds of the pollen in their food comes from wild plants.


ICPPR – International Symposium for the Protection of Bees

Together with the International Commission for Plant-Pollinator Relationships (ICPPR), Agroscope is organising an international symposium in Bern, which will take place from 23-25 October 2019 and focus on the topic of bee protection. Register now, or submit your abstract by 15 August 2019!