2022

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New techniques for sustainable agriculture (NL)

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The key objective of the project was to develop, test and implement two sustainable techniques in arable farming. They include the use of the Topsoil Mapper, a contact-free sensor technology for the detection and prevention of soil compaction, and the Zasso electric weeding machine. The impacts and potential for wider roll-out is investigated through experimentation […]

Sustainability app for dairy farmers (NL)

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The project’s key objective was the development of a sustainability app through a partnership between twelve dairy farmers in the Dutch provinces of Drenthe, Groningen and Friesland and UNIFORM, an international company that develops management software for dairy production. The intended focus of the sustainability app was to provide insight into sustainability, energy savings and water consumption and provide recommendations on what measures can be taken and how they should be implemented to have a minimal impact on costs and operations.

LANDSUPPORT – Development of integrated web-based land decision support system aiming towards the implementation of policies for agriculture and environment

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The objective of LANDSUPPORT is the construction of a free, web-based smart geoSpatial Decision Support System (S-DSS), consisting of a powerful set of tools aimed at supporting sustainable agriculture/forestry, evaluating trade-offs between land uses (including spatial planning) and contributing to the implementation of land-related policies.