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Organic farm KWS Klostergut Wiebrechtshausen GmbH

{Facility} Wiebrechtshausen: Organic farm KWS Klostergut Wiebrechtshausen GmbH. Facility Leader(s): Altenweger, Axel, organic farming.

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Summary

In 2002 KWS SAAT AG took a conventional arable farm on lease and converted it to organic farming. Management is done by the daughter company KWS Klostergut Wiebrechtshausen GmbH. Due to EC-regulation 2091/92 and additionally to the guidelines of Naturland farming is performed.
The farm is aimed to produce seed (cereal, potato). Furthermore varieties and lines of different crops of the KWS group are tested on their suitability in organic farming. A specific breeding program for organic corn varieties is running.
Wiebrechtshausen is a location of the official variety trials in Lower Saxony.
The farm is involved in permanent investigations on seed treatment of various crops (cereals, corn, sugar beet) and in a two-years program on organic sugar beet growing.


EPrint Type:Research facility description
Type of Facility:Experimental farm
Keywords:organic farm, breeding, seed multiplication, seed treatment, cereals, potato, corn, sugar beet
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Crop husbandry > Weed management
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Root crops
Crop husbandry
Research affiliation: Germany > Other organizations
Related Links:http://www.kws.de/aw/KWS/home/ueber_kws_3238196/~lfv/Oeko-Landbau_3239352/
Acronym:Wiebrechtshausen
Location:KWS Klostergut Wiebrechtshausen GmbH
Wiebrechtshausen 1
D-37154 Northeim
Germany
Deposited By: Tilcher, Dr. Ralf
ID Code:6956
Deposited On:27 Jan 2006
Last Modified:20 Aug 2009 14:29

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