The 21st EGF Symposium “Sensing – New Insights into Grassland Science and Practice” will be held between May 17th and 19th of 2021. The online event organized by the University of Kassel (Germany) will be filled with scientific programs and...More
The Northern England farm network has held its second co-innovation workshop (jointly with AHDB and ADAS) as a webinar, last week, on September 9th. The webinar had a real focus on mixed-species swards with farmer-led research. James Drummond...More
Professor Piotr Stypiński, a member of the Faculty of Agriculture and Biology at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, a project partner, has been interviewed about SUPER-G, for this month’s polish agriculture magazine (TPR- Tygodnik...More
Our colleagues at SLU published, this month, an article in the 4th issue of the magazine Svenska Vallbrev 2020 produced by the Swedish Grassland Society. The article presents the SUPER-G project to about 2000 members, mainly farmers, advisors and...More
Due to the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, the second SUPER-G Stakeholder’s Seminar will be postponed to Spring 2021. Project members have decided to postpone the Stakeholder Seminar that was due to be held in Goniadz, Poland on 19-22...More
Do biodiversity-ecosystem functioning experiments inform stakeholders how to simultaneously conserve biodiversity and increase ecosystem service provisioning in grasslands?
Authors: V H KLAUSA, M J WHITTINGHAMB, A BÁLDIC, S EGGERSD, R M FRANCKSENB, M HIROND, E LELLEI-KOVÁCSC, C M RHYMERB, N BUCHMANNA Two key stakeholders primarily important for nature conservation are farmers (and their lobby groups) and...More
Using a Citizen Science Approach with German Horse Owners to Study the Locomotion Behaviour of Horses on Pasture
Authors: A SCHMITZ, B TONN, A K SCHOPPNER, J ISSELSTEIN Engaging farmers as citizen scientists may be a cost-efficient way of answering applied research questions aimed at more sustainable land use. We used a citizen science approach with German...More
Which practices co-deliver food security, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and combat land degradation and desertification?
Authors: P SMITH, K CALVIN, J NKEM, D CAMPBELL, F CHERUBINI, G GRASSI, V KOROTKOV, A L HOANG, S LWASA, P MCELWEE, E NKONYA, N SAIGUSA, J F SOUSSANA, M A TABOADA, F C MANNING, D NAMPANZIRA, C ARIAS-NAVARRO, M VIZZARRI, J HOUSE, S ROE, A COWIE, M...More
Authors: H KOREVAAR, D SACCO, S R ENRI, G LOMBARDI, H T BERGE, C BUFE, M WHITTINGHAM, P SMITH, T VANWALLEGHEM, E LELLEI-KOVÁCS, P STYPINSKI, S HEJDUK, B TONN, P NEWELL PRICE Permanent grasslands (PG) provide a wide range of ecosystem services...More
Authors: H KOREVAAR, H TEN BERGE, C BUFE, M WHITTINGHAM, P SMITH, T VANWALLEGHEM, E LELLEI-KOVÁCS, P STYPINSKI, S HEJDUK, B TONN, D SACCO AND P NEWELL PRICE The SUPER-G consortium and the preceding EIP-AGRI Focus group on permanent grassland...More
Authors: H KOREVAAR and HFM TEN BERGE Soil quality is the result of physical, chemical and biological soil processes and their interactions. Soil quality has been defined as ‘fitness for use’ (Pierce and Larson, 1993). Following this definition...More
During last week, SUPER-G partners came together, in their own homes, to celebrate the second year of the project. A trip to Bled was planned for this meeting, but due to the current COVID-19 situation in Europe, the meeting was held online...More