On May 7, 2020, we started setting up two composting lines at the Agroecology Hansbeke Trial Platform. Both composition and machine selection proved to be important.
From ground cover to mulch layer for resilient soil.
On November 6, 2020, organic baking wheat was sown on plots number 1 and 24 (3.6 hectares). After the October rain, seeding was waited until the condition of the field was dry.
Accelerated insights into sustainable agricultural practices
A remarkable new control technique against bacterial disease Xanthomonas is being developed for sprout and cabbage cultivation.
In the intensive greenhouse cultivation of butterhead lettuce, the correct identification of soil pathogens and newly acquired insights into their potential to damage crops can help the lettuce plants...
Bacteria that can improve maize growth under cold temperatures and bacteria that can limit the effects of a fungal infection with Rhizoctonia solani were discovered
The root biomass of maize contributes - relatively speaking - twice or even three times as much to the build-up of stable soil organic matter in the soil as the above-ground crop residues (maize straw...
ILVO has completed a new construction: Part Two of the compost site. It is a covered storage area with compartments for starting material and for finished compost.