Monitoring, Analytics


Agroscope provides tools and decision-making criteria for the safeguarding of natural resources such as soil, water and biodiversity. These include e.g. environmental analytics or programmes that measure the environmental impact of agriculture.


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Swiss Reference Methods

Mandatory methods for enforcement tasks, e.g. for fertilisation advice or the measurement of nutrient content for the PEP.

Latest News and Further Information


Swiss Soils Tested for PFASs

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFASs for short, are found in numerous everyday products. For the first time, ZHAW and Agroscope have created a soil analysis for these toxic and persistent substances for the Federal Office for the Environment.

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Global Warming Causes Changes in Insect Fauna

How has the distribution of insects in Switzerland changed over the last 40 years? Cold-loving species in particular have lost ground. Agroscope published the study jointly with further organisations in the specialist journal Nature Communications.

Long-Term Trials

Long-Term Trials

Agroscope maintains and supervises several long-term trials in Switzerland to enable the investigation of longer-term changes in soil quality and in the soil functions that depend on these.