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3rd edition: 15-17 November 2017, Brussels
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Soil compaction is a global threat to soil ecosystem services, causing tremendous costs to society. The costs of soil compaction are borne by the cumulative loss of soil functionality (e.g. yield loss) following a compaction event until the soil has functionally recovered. Although soil compaction is relatively widely studied, there is a lack of reliable observations and metrics for soil structure recovery rates after compaction.
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The idea behind the Green Stalk Vertical Gardening System is to minimize watering and provide a large enough vertical garden to grow a wide variety of flowers, fruits and...

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Currently, agriculture accounts for approximately 9% of total US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. By varying diet formulation and the associated crop production to supply the diet, farmers can affect the quantity of GHG emissions of various feeding systems. Therefore, researchers have created a study to compare the effects of feeding strategies and the associated crop hectares on GHG emissions of Wisconsin certified organic dairy farms.
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Five years ago, a highly publicized meta-analysis of more than 200 studies concluded that organic food was no more nutritious than conventionally grown food. Since then, however, additional work has suggested the organic foods contain more health-benefiting phytochemicals. Now, researchers have found that flavonoid levels and antioxidant activity in organic onions are higher than in conventional onions. Their investigation is the longest-running study to address the issue.
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Peonies are herbaceous perennials, and occasionally woody shrubs, with sometimes fragrant and always colorful flowers in pink, purple red, white, or yellow (or a combination of...

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On November 8, 2017, the conference "Accelerating innovation - the role of science, policy and...
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The main objective of this event is to offer a common platform for dialogue between science, policy...
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Articles and social media posts on using Epsom Salts to improve your garden and lawn are everywhere. Unfortunately, these are urban myths. Continue reading →
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In "The World of Organic Agriculture" a dedicated chapter on "Organic Farming and Market...
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