Currently, in Europe, there are more than 7 million hectares managed under the principles of conservation agriculture, with Spain, with approximately 2.2 million hectares, leading the ranking. Thanks to farmers such as Mr. Pedro Maestre and Mr Antonio Conde, these practices are successfully carried out in Spain.
Through this case study, it is shown how two farmers, located in the region of Andalusia (Spain) have implemented these techniques and the results they have obtained.
Mr Antonio Manuel Conde, a young farmer and agricultural engineer, manages 5 hectares of traditional olive groves farm located in Castillo de Locubin (Jaén). On the other hand, the case of D. Pedro Maestre, farmer and agricultural engineer, who manages a farm larger than 750 ha under Conservation Agriculture, mainly herbaceous crops.
In the coming days, we will share the video presenting their stories. Stay tuned!