Curso online de producción ecológica

5ª EDICION CURSO ONLINE PRODUCCIÓN ECOLÓGICA – INTERECO Fecha de inicio: 3 de mayo de 2017 DIRIGIDO: Técnicos y profesionales del sector. DURACIÓN: 100 HORAS OBJETIVO: Conocer los requisitos que deben cumplir los operadores bajo la normativa de la producción ecológica. Adquirir conocimientos de los requisitos para poder realizar el control de estas explotaciones. MÓDULOS:…

Agricultural drone challenge

From «Land O’Lakes Prize: Drone Challenge» placed in Herox, the report «Land O’Lakes Drone Challenge Crowdsourcing Competition Underway», by Matthew J. Grassi , published in Precision Agriculture The Focus At Cornell Field Day. Farming practices in the US have soared beyond previous limits with cutting-edge precision software and machinery, and an unprecedented level of automation…

Inoculação micorrízica e adubação fosfatada na produção de mudas de Amendoim Forrageiro

Do artigo «Inoculação micorrízica e adubação fosfatada na produção de mudas de Amendoim Forrageiro», de Elias Melo de Miranda, Eliane Maria Ribeiro da Silva, Orivaldo José Saggin Júnior, publicado na Revista Ciência Agronômica. O amendoim forrageiro, pertence ao gênero Arachis. É originário da América do Sul com cerca de 70 a 80 espécies encontradas no…

Interesting agricultural apps

Herein there are described some interesting agricultural apps that can made easier the technological cropping:   Agren Soil Calculator – https://www.agrentools.com/government-entity/our-tools/soilcalculator/ This app allows service providers to plug in various crop rotations, tillage systems, and conservation practices and view the resulting erosion predictions for up to three scenarios. The app’s enhanced reporting helps growers and…

Breakthrough in Nitrate-polluted Water Treatment

Article «Breakthrough in Nitrate-polluted Water Treatment», got from News from EXPOQUIMIA 2017 The first world electro-denitrification plant to supply drinking water to a municipality is expected to start operating in Borrassà in February 2017. The plant will produce 100 m3 per day. This initiative is carried out by Hydrokemós, a spin-from the Chemical Institute of…

La ‘Xylella fastidiosa’ arriba a Mallorca

De l’article «La ‘Xylella fastidiosa’ arriba a Mallorca» publicat a Agrocultura i de la informació del Departament d’Agricultura, Ramaderia, Pesca i Alimentació de la Generalitat de Catalunya. La Xylella fastidiosa és un bacteri que pot causar danys greus en una gran diversitat de plantes cultivades, ornamentals i silvestres. Pot afectar cultius de gran importància econòmica…

Techos verdes

Libro “Techos verdes. Planificación ejecución, consejos prácticos“, de Gernot Minke, publicado por Editorial Fin de siglo Gernot Minke es un referente mundial en construcción sostenible. Como arquitecto y catedrático de la Universidad de Kassel, y director del Forschungslabor für Experimentelles Bauen (Instituto de Investigación de Construcciones Experimentales de la Universidad de Kassel) se ha dedicado…

Soil management in rainfed olive orchards

From the report “Soil management in rainfed olive orchards may result in conflicting effects on olive production and soil fertility“, of I. Q. Ferreira, M. Arrobas, A. M. Claro and M. A. Rodrigues, published in the Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research In the last few decades the area of irrigated olive (Olea europaea L.) has…