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Getting Plant-Protection Products Use Right for Small-Scale Growers

Here in Switzerland, a number of fruit and vegetable crops are grown on relatively low acreages. This is where the Federal Government lends a helping hand.

Stopping Persistent Bacteria in the Food Chain

The existence of persistent bacteria in the food chain represents a particular challenge for food safety. Agroscope has therefore started a new research programme.

More than the Sum of its Parts

Clover/grass mixtures used for forage production show significant advantages over pure grass stands in terms of resource efficiency.

European Foulbrood: a Serious Disease in Swiss Apiaries

Around 180,000 bee colonies are registered in Switzerland, each consisting of tens of thousands of individual bees. These colonies not only produce honey.