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News | 20/06/2019

Extending the cow's life span as a climate strategy

Extending the cow's life span as a climate strategy

Extending the life span of dairy cattle is good for the farmer and the climate. The cows yield better in terms of milk production and efficiency.

News | 28/05/2020

In-depth knowledge of soil pathogens in greenhouse soil offers opportunities for IPM

In-depth knowledge of soil pathogens in greenhouse soil offers opportunities for IPM

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 to grow well but with fewer chemical treatments

News | 01/10/2019

Persistent soil compaction under arable fields and grasslands

Persistent soil compaction under arable fields and grasslands

Compaction of agricultural soils is not only increasing but is also a complex problem. ILVO and partners are going to investigate in the next 4 years how soil compaction can be remedied sustainably and which measures are economically and also practically feasible.

News | 23/08/2021

Residual soil cleaned and returned to the field?

Residual soil cleaned and returned to the field?

Decontamination of residual soil from potatoes and root vegetables to make it free of nematodes and the weed called chufa or yellow nut sedge, as well as setting up a pilot plant at a processing plant: these are the goals of the follow-up project to "Restaarde Circulair".

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