From pitchfork to fork – this issue of agroscope Magazine focuses on selected food-production topics.
Are good, high yields possibly without any plant-protection products whatsoever? One of the articles in this issue shows that at present, effective protection without the targeted use of plant-protection products is very difficult, even in organic farming. By contrast, flower strips in the fields reduce pest pressure in crops while promoting insect pollination services and biodiversity. Another article shows that cattle not only supply us with meat and milk, but also promote biodiversity. What’s more, the cheese on your plate does your immune system good. Read this, and much more, in the latest issue of the magazine.