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Regional Business Strategies will lead to local activities and mutual learning

23 March 2021

The aim of the SalFar business strategies is to paint a picture of the political framework under which the innovative farmers and food producers are working. Further, the aim is to make it operational…

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New Toolkit for Quality Documentation

23 March 2021

Saline farmed foods may differ from foods grown in non-salty soil due to plant physiology. With sensory analysis you can learn how consumers rate your products and how they compare to other products

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SalFar field trials featured in BBC World’s ‘Follow The Food’

23 March 2021

BBC World’s ‘Follow The Food’ visited Iain Gould, Senior Lecturer in Soil Science at the University of Lincoln and Lincolnshire Farmer, David Hoyles, who have been working together on a saline irrigat…

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Studying the effectiveness of a bladderwrack-based fertilizer

22 March 2021

As part of the SalFar project, Ökowerk Emden has developed a fertilizer called “Hoorn-Power” that consists largely of residual materials from the sea. The fertilizer was successfully tested on grass c…

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Students conducting research on aspects of saline agriculture

22 March 2021

For the next three months, six students from the VU University in Amsterdam will be doing research on economic, producer, and consumer perspectives of saline agriculture.

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Test fields with under-soil irrigation tubes established in the Northern Netherlands

17 March 2021

In October 2019, the first under-soil irrigation tubes were installed at SPNA’s test field in cooperation with the lead partner province of Groningen. With this, the realisation of the desired saliniz…

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Press release: The Economic Impacts of Salinization Exceeds half a billion EURO a year in Europe alone – and the Cost is Projected to Rise with the Tides

04 January 2021

There is an urgent need to strengthen systems and mechanisms for monitoring soil salinity and associated risks. This is one of the conclusions in the ”Baseline Study Report”, published by the Universi…

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Three new Danish partners join SalFar

16 December 2020

Food & Bio Cluster Denmark, SAGRO and Aarhus University have joined the project. Together the Danish partners will work on tasks related to the work package called “Eco-innovative food production and …

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New ”Baseline Study Report”, published by the University of Lincoln on behalf of SalFar

16 December 2020

The aim of the report has been to develop essential baseline environmental information, data and available knowledge to ensure a consistent integration of methods, tools and information flows across w…

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Future of Sustainable Agriculture in Saline Environments

15 December 2020

Coming soon: New book with more than 30 articles written by speakers at the International Saline Futures Conference in Leeuwarden last year and other experts in saline agriculture

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