Conservation agriculture in Spain

More than 10% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe come from the agricultural sector, mainly from the use of fossil fuels. But thanks to the soil’s organic carbon storage capacity, agriculture is essential in mitigating climate change. The introduction of practices based on the three principles of conservation agriculture – minimal soil disturbance, permanent soil…

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Invitation to the 3rd Online Workshop

We are glad to announce that in a few days, we’ll celebrate our 3rd and last AgroFossilFree Online Workshops! DATE  26th May 2023 TIME 10:00h – 11:30h CET During the workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn about the project, the new Decision Support Tool, the transnational workshops, and different innovative case studies that have…

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Study case in Greece: Brite Solar, semi-transparent photovoltaics for agricultural applications

  Brite Solar is a nanotechnology company, developing nanomaterials materials for solar glass applications in agriculture to facilitate sustainable food supply.   Brite Solar consists of a team of 20 highly educated people, who are all company shareholders. The company is headquartered in Thessaloniki, Greece with R&D development offices in Patras, Marketing and Sales Development in…

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Case studies of Conservation Agriculture in Spain

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…

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A Dutch sustainable storage barn with solar panels

Our Dutch partner Delphy presents the sustainable storage barn ‘Bewaarschuur van de toekomst’ from arable farmer Tonnie van Peperstraten, built by manufacturer Altez – arable constructions. The sustainable storage barn of Tonnie van Peperstraten is a new type of storage barn, in which agricultural produce is stored such as potatoes, onions and carrots. It makes…

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Find the best solution for a de-fossilised agriculture

Industry and research entities have developed new technologies and fossil-free energy strategies (FEFTS) related to more sustainable energy production and use. However, in the agricultural sector, there remains a significant gap between these developments and the actual uptake and use of available tools and practices by EU farmers, especially for the large number of small…

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