Cost pressure has an increasing impact on field work in the technology of which over half a billion Swiss francs are invested annually. The development of larger farming units, the co-operation between farms and the use of agricultural contractors all play an increasingly important role. It is especially in plant production that appropriate technical solutions are called for.
Practitioners need access to the results of Agroscope work-economics and process-engineering research. To this end, findings are processed and made available in the form of planning aids.