Our soils provide us with not only food, but also a wide range of ecosystem services such as carbon storage and water storage. Due in part to the changing climate and intensive soil management, severa...
Op 3 mei 2021 werd op het Proefplatform Agro-Ecologie Hansbeke (PPAE Hansbeke) een mengcultuur brouwgerst-erwt met de precisiewiedeg van Treffler bewerkt.
UGent student Rembrandt Perneel won, with the development of a (semi) autonomous, modular robotic platform that can be used for weed control on small-scale farms and thus play a supporting role in per...
On July 30, 2020, at the Agroecology Trial Platform in Hansbeke (PPAE Hansbeke) four techniques were applied on one plot to destroy temporary grassland with minimal tillage.
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.