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Crops for better soil

The EU LIFE+ project ‘Crops for better soil’ was initiated to show that with several agronomic measures, the (financial) yields and the soils of these fields could be improved. The project demonstrated this approach on a significant scale by applying these measures on over 100 fields. Within the project, Medusa developed a system for mapping the properties of soil. This system was used to map all soils of the fields twice. The case study describes the results in detail.

General information

EU Life+ programme

Project acronym: Crops for better soil

Project full title: Crops for better soil - Profitable organic farming techniques based on traditional crops: contrasting soil degradation in the Mediterranean

Grant agreement no: LIFE10 ENV/ES/000471.

Partners of the project: Transati, UPM, Medusa Explorations, VidaSana and Transfer Consultancy.

The project started in 2011 and ended in 2016. In 2018 it was awarded the Best Life 2018 award. 

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