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Friedrich Wenz on Soil Fertility and Reduced Tillage

{Tool} Friedrich Wenz on Soil Fertility and Reduced Tillage. [Friedrich Wenz über reduzierte Bodenbearbeitung, Bodenfruchtbarkeit und das WEcoDyn-System.] Creator(s): Alföldi, Thomas. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. OK-Net Arable Tool Description. (2014)

[thumbnail of Youtube-video] Video (MPEG) - German/Deutsch (Youtube-video)
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Document available online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL1dOum9RiVPiVw2Acuc7vg9MfPdEtqM1i&v=WnUlPLi7Sf4


Summary

The German organic farmer Friedrich Wenz is one of the pioneers of reduced tillage. He has developed the so-called WEco-Dyn system.
In this video, he explains how the WEco-Dyn system works and underlines the role of soil fertility as a prerequisite for successful reduced tillage systems.
Farmers participating at this field day state possibilities and limitations of reduced tillage on their own farms.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Benefit from farmers inventions and tips on reduced tillage!
What problem does the tool address?:Reduced tillage is good for the soil and its organisms, but its implementation needs rethinking and adaptation of new techniques.
What solution does the tool offer?:It provides instruction on the benefits of reduced tillage and presents a new machine to perform it.
Country:Switzerland
Type of Practice Tool:Video
Theme:Soil quality and fertility
Keywords:annual weed, arable farming, mechanical weed control, reduced tillage, soil fertility, weed management
Keywords:annual weed, arable farming, mechanical weed control, reduced tillage, minimum tillage, soil fertility, weed management, soil quality
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
annual weeds
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_459
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 fertility
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7170
English
weed control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8345
English
soil quality
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_a9645d28
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Soil tillage
Soil
Farming Systems > Buildings and machinery
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://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/31160, http://www.tilman-org.net/tilman-org-home-news/to-videos.html#c8821
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, FiBL
ID Code:31160
Deposited On:07 Feb 2017 08:26
Last Modified:22 Mar 2021 09:11
Document Language:German/Deutsch
Status:Published

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