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Erin Silva

Video: Cover crop and no-till systems in Wisconsin (October 2014)

 

Erin Silva, University of Wisconsin, describes an organic no-till production technique using rye as cover crop to suppress weeds the following production season. Using a roller-crimper, the...

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Julia Cooper

Video: Effects of reduced tillage on yield, weeds and soil carbon

 

In the CORE ORGANIC II project, TILMAN-ORG, data from ongoing trials and the published literature were compiled to conduct a meta-analysis on the effects of reduced tillage on yields, weed pressure...

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Video: A spotlight on young researchers in the TILMAN-ORG project

 

Within the TILMAN-ORG project on reduced tillage systems, four PhD theses and several master theses are being carried out. TILMAN-ORG offered an excellent platform to exchange between junior and...

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Green fingers - Article on TILMAN-ORG in International Innovation

 

In this article, Paul Mäder, Christophe David and Julia Cooper, discuss their aims to develop organic farming and conservation agricultural practices through the TILMAN-ORG project, and what...

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Vidéo : Travail réduit du sol avec des charrues déchaumeuses

 

Les charrues déchaumeuses sont conçues pour travailler à faible profondeur. Contrairement aux charrues traditionnelles avec rasettes, le sol n'est pas complètement retourné mais décapé ou raboté avec...

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Vidéo : Comment détruire un engrais vert?

 

Les engrais verts contribuent de manière capitale à la fertilité des sols en conditions bio. Les différentes stratégies et possibilités de combiner les engrais verts et le travail réduit du sol sont...

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Vidéo : Maîtriser mécaniquement les adventices dans le maïs, comment faire?

 

La régulation des adventices est un grand défi lors du travail du sol sans labour. Il y a des  machines récentes, hyperperformantes et relativement chères (qui conviennent donc bien à une utilisation...

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CORE Organic II Research Seminar and Governing Board meeting in Amsterdam

 

The 2nd CORE Organic II Research Seminar took place in Amsterdam at May 15, 2013. It was followed by the 6 th meeting of the CORE Organic II Governing Board which was held the following 2 days. The...

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TILMAN-ORG project flyer now available in Dutch

 

ILVO, the Belgian Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, partner in TILMAN-ORG have translated the project flyer into Dutch. It can be downloaded at this website.

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Belgium: TILMAN-ORG field trials in 2012

 

In Belgium, TILMAN-ORG partner ILVO, the Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, and the research and dissemination centre INAGRO conducted a field trial with leek in 2012. Bert van Gils...

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UK: 2013 Organic Producers' Conference - Conference report

 

The latest annual Organic Producers' Conference of the Organic Research Centre Elm Farm (ORC) took place 22-23 January 2013 at Aston University in Birmingham. The session proceedings are now availabe...

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TILMAN-ORG on the European Soil Portal

 

The European Soil Portal at http://eusoils.jrc.ec.europa.eu is an integral part of the European Soil Data Centre, which is one of the ten environmental data centres in Europe and is the focal point...

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Workshop participants

Designing a new cropping system – First workshop held in Birmingham in January 2013

 

On January 20, 2013, researchers of the TILMAN-ORG project participated in the first workshop for designing new conservation cropping systems in organic farming.

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Video: Le lavorazioni ridotte – Una sfida per i produttori biologici

Video: Le lavorazioni ridotte – Una sfida per i produttori biologici

 

Paolo Bàrberi, Land Lab – Istituto di Scienze della Vita, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa, spiega in questo video come per gli agricoltori biologici, il ricorso alle lavorazioni ridotte è...

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Video: El laboreo reducido y la incorporación de los abonos verdes

Video: El laboreo reducido y la incorporación de los abonos verdes

 

Video sobre el proyecto TILMAN-ORG y comentario de F. Xavier Sans Serra, Coordinador del Grupo de Investigación Emergente Ecología de los Sistemas Agrícolas, Universidad de Barcelona.

El uso reiterado...

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Vidéo : Travail réduit du sol en grandes cultures bio

 

Le projet européen de
recherches intitulé "Travail réduit du
sol et engrais verts dans les grandes
cultures biologiques" a démarré il y a un an. Ce
projet est appelé TILMAN-ORG. Onze pays européens y...

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Video on reduced tillage: Farmers' motivations and problems

 

The TILMAN-ORG consortium presented first results of a survey on organic farmers' motivations and problems related to minimum tillage at the 7th Organic Producers Conference, which took place on...

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TILMAN-ORG project flyer

 

TILMAN-ORG stands for the project "Reduced tillage and green manures for sustainable organic cropping systems" . The new project flyer can now be downloaded at the project website.

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The Dutch Mac and the Broekemahoeve trial and their role in the TILMAN-ORG project

 

The TILMAN-ORG workpackage "Improved nutrient management in reduced tillage systems by use of green manures and appropriate off-farm inputs" aims at a more rational use of green manures and off-farm...

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TILMAN-ORG survey on conservation agriculture techniques in organic farming in Europe

 

With the support of many partners of the TILMAN-ORG project, Joséphine Peigné of ISARA Lyon carried out a European survey to analyze the diversity of conservation agriculture techniques in organic...

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Organic wheat quality improved by cultural techniques

 

Reduced tillage, intercropping beneficial for bread wheat

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Trial for reduced tillage

Integrating reduced tillage and green manures in organic cropping systems

 

Media Release of the TILMAN-ORG Project

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European Research in the focus: First seminar of CORE Organic

 

On 29 November 2011 the first research seminar of CORE Organic took place in Paris. CORE Organic is a European transnational research cooperation project supported by the European Commission.

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TILMAN-ORG: Project video

 

At the first meeting of the TILMAN-ORG project in November 2011, project members gave a number of interviews. Thomas Alföldi of FiBL has compiled these interviews as well as background information in...

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