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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.

  • Treatment of mixed crop samples at UPM

    Treatment of mixed crop samples at UPM

    During the harvesting of the trial plots of mixed crops (chickpeas and wheat) that took place on the 20th of July in Illana, the technician in charge, Juan Pablo del Monte (UPM) collected samples of the harvest for evaluation in the lab.

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  • Harvesting of mixed crops in the plots of Illana - Guadalajara

    Harvesting of mixed crops in the plots of Illana - Guadalajara

    On the 20th of July 2016, the team at Illana harvested the mixed chickpea and wheat trial plots. With this we conclude the final phase of field data gathering of LIFE 10 – Crops for Better Soil.

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  • Pecha Kucha presentation at CAPIGI 2016

    Pecha Kucha presentation at CAPIGI 2016

    Fenny van Egmond, on behalf of Medusa Explorations and the project Crops for better soil, presented the project results at CAPIGI 2016.

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  • Crops for Better Soil celebrates its final conference at the MAGRAMA

    Crops for Better Soil celebrates its final conference at the MAGRAMA

    The event coincided with the UN's sensibilisation campagin to heighten public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses. Special guests included director general of Rural Development and Forestry Policy of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and the Environment, Begoña Nieto.

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  • Laymans Report Crops for Better Soil

    Laymans Report Crops for Better Soil

    The report was presented during the final conference held in May. The report indicates which have been the project's objectives, the actions taken, the results and conclusions.

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