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Soil tillage

{Tool} Soil tillage. [Bodenbearbeitung.] Creator(s): Dierauer, Hansueli. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. (2013)

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Summary

The web platform offers a compilation of various formats and materials dealing with reduced tillage and its challenges regarding weeds.
A selection of short movies about mechanical weeding, green manure and tailor-made machinery is listed. Leaflets and publications on reduced tillage can be downloaded. In there, different treatments and machinery are tested and compared to advice farmers on how to conserve soil while keeping weed under control.
For Swiss farmers information on the legal framework of direct payment and rules for reduced tillage is available.
Furthermore, the platform gives inputs about direct seeding, shallow ploughing and other related issues.
Swiss pilot farms involved in trials are briefly portrayed. The outcomes and conclusions from the on-farm studies are summed up in the platform and serve as inspiration to enhance reduced tillage.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Dare to use reduced tillage and improve your soil quality!
What problem does the tool address?:Weeds in reduced tillage
What solution does the tool offer?:Weed control, machinery choice and soil conservation measures
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Web
Theme:Soil quality and fertility, Weed management
Keywords:arable farming, mechanical weed control, reduced tillage, soil quality, soil structure, weed management
Keywords:arable farming, mechanical weed control, reduced tillage, minimum tillage, soil quality, soil structure, weed management
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
arable farming
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
English
mechanical weed control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_24200
English
minimum tillage
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_32734
English
soil quality
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_a9645d28
English
soil structure
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7196
English
weed control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8345
English
soil fertility
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7170
Subjects: Soil > Soil quality
Crop husbandry > Soil tillage
Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable > Selected tools
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Advisory Service
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
Related Links:https://www.fibl.org, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/30569
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Rasmussen, Ilse Ankjær
ID Code:30569
Deposited On:04 Jan 2017 20:33
Last Modified:24 Nov 2020 09:34
Document Language:German/Deutsch, French/Francais
Status:Published

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