Economics and Technology

16.08.2021

Measuring and Optimising Environmental Impacts

Easy-to-use and informative metrics are essential to allow farmers to measure and optimise the environmental impacts of their farming activity for themselves. The recently launched Agroscope research programme ‘Indicate’ aims to develop these metrics.

26.07.2021

Lower in-Kind Yields from Forgoing the Use of Plant-Protection Products in Arable Crops

A survey of 18 experts from the whole of Switzerland shows what effects a complete or partial avoidance of plant-protection products would have on in-kind yields in arable production.

27.04.2021

Agroscope Wins Outstanding Paper Award

Researchers from Agroscope and ETH Zurich, together with Gamaya, have won the SPECTRO EXPO Outstanding Paper Award.

06.04.2021

March 2021 issue of agroscope Magazine now Online

From pitchfork to fork – this issue of agroscope Magazine focuses on selected food-production topics.

11.02.2021

Dairy Products and Holidaymakers

Swiss milk producers can boost their income and productivity with agrotourism.

06.10.2020

LabourScope – The Work Budget for Agriculture and Housekeeping

How much time does it take to perform the individual activities on a farm? Are all those involved satisfied with the distribution of the work? How could the distribution be further improved?