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2017.10.02 | Research news

New project will make the olive tree production more climate-friendly

The olive industry is facing both economic and ecological problems driven by intensive agriculture and climate change. A new international project seeks to transform the industry preparing it for the changes to come.

2017.10.02 | Research news

The pathway to a sustainable agricultural production needs to be investigated

A new research project aims to help countries transform towards a more sustainable agricultural production by making long term implications of different political solutions visible.

Agro-forestry system in Denmark. Photo: Bihm B. Ghaley

2017.10.02 | Research news

Towards a sustainable agricultural production

Europe needs to optimise productivity and utilise bi- and waste products for bioenergy if we want to transform our society and economy in a more sustainable way. The new research project SustainFARM aims to take the next step.

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2017.10.02 | Research news

New weapon to be used as an alternative to herbicides

A new research project, funded within the frame of FACCE SURPLUS, will explore the use of thermal waste heat from the harvester to destroy weed seeds. New methods to collect the chaff or weed will also be developed, in order to decrease weed pollution and use it to produce bioenergy instead.