Why soil is amazing

Why soil is amazing Soil is under appreciated. But it’s vital in so many ways. In this YouTube video, there’s a look at the importance of soil and why soil matters so much. This video was made by BBC Ideas, in partnership with The Royal Society. Animation by Flock London. The aim on BBC Ideas […]

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Weed control

Weed control Good weed control is essential to the quality and yield of your crops. However, the use of plant protection products is under pressure. This calls for innovative and sustainable methods that effectively control weeds. Related Sustainable weed control (nl)Actionplan plant health (nl) Downloads […]

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Biostimulants The Dutch arable farming sector leads the world in the sustainable cultivation of food products. Over the past few decades, there has been a huge increase in production per hectare in our fertile delta. The high yield per hectare and high-quality products are achieved in this sector thanks to the expertise of growers combined […]

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Functional agribiodiversity

Functional agribiodiversity The Business Unit Open Teelten of Wageningen University & Research has produced a number of factsheets for the Knowledge Transfer Plant Health project. LTO Nederland, Glastuinbouw Nederland, NFO and BO Akkerbouw work together in this project.  More information can be found on the website of LTO. Related Mission and vision Agrodis Downloads […]

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Organic versus non-organic

Organic versus non-organic The paper from Agricology showcases the results of Newcastle University’s research showing that organic fresh produce is nutritionally different from non-organic produce. Special features of this research, key findings and the significance of the evidence for consumers are discussed. Related How is organic food grown?Contribution of Organically Grown Crops to Human Health […]

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