LIFE+ Crops for better Soil
“Crops for better soil” is an ambitious project that is going to cultivate in 400 hectares without irrigation in four different areas in Spain (Castilla la Mancha, Castilla y León, Aragón and Navarra). The aim is to demonstrate on a significant scale and with innovative measurement technologies that application of particular organic farming techniques can improve soil fertility by 20%. Meanwhile it will increase yields with the same percentage through optimal combinations of methodologies targeted to the specific soils and climatic conditions concerned..... >> Read more
Here you can read the official project form of the project "Crops for better soil" (LIFE10 ENV/ES/471) on the Europa.eu website.
Successful inauguration of the plots at Ejea
On June 5, coinciding with the World Environment Day, the partners of the LIFE + Crops for Better Soil project inaugurated the plots at Ejea de los Caballeros.read more »
Cooperation of LIFE projects at La Higueruela
Some of the project partners of LIFE Crops for Better Soil and Operation CO2 visited together in early May the "La Higueruela"read more »
Project partners visit LIFE+ Operation C02 site in Aragon
On May 20th, members from UPM and Transati enjoyed a day of networking with LIFE Operation CO2 on one of their sites in San Mateo de Gallego.read more »
Successful completion of the project UNIZEO and networking day in Italy
UNIZEO celebrated its completion by demonstrating the applicability of urea coated zeolite which releases smaller amounts for nitrogen units per units of cultivated areas and a slow release of urea on demand of the plantread more »
High attendance on field trip & cooperation between LIFEs
A field trip visit was celebrated in Ayoó de Vidriales in order to see the preliminary results of the proyect LIFE+Operation CO2 in which important actions are being executed by transforming abandoned lands into productive soils.read more »
Crops for better Soil News
On Thursday the 12th of November, representatives of the project ´´Crops for better soil´´ and ´´OperationCO2 (LIFE 11 ENV/535),´´ carried out a technical seminar with around 10 participants at the annual fair of Biocultura in Madrid.
On the 12th and 13th of November, at 11 o´clock the participants of the projects ´´Crops for better soil´´ and ´´Operation Co2´´ will conduct a technical seminar and a workshop on Bio fertilization, the alternative to manage soil fertility and health
Medusa to survey the soil of all project fields again to assess any changes in comparison with the start of the project.