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30 Minutes of Fame

15 September 2020

For a whole year, a film team has followed Ökowerk Emden and their activities related to SalFar, which has now resulted in a 30-minute long film that has been aired on German television.

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Intern will research opportunities and constraints in the value chain for saline agricultural products

08 September 2020

The next few months, a student from Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR) will be doing an internship at Stichting De Zilte in Terschelling, where she will be conducting research for SalFar

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Regional production and real craftsmanship

07 September 2020

This is the motto of Nordcraft Distillery Hamburg as Mario Gallone told us during his visit to Ökowerk Emden. Mario is distiller and product developer and has a fine nose for new compositions of drink…

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SalFar is a finalist in the Interreg Project Slam 2020 competition

04 August 2020

We are extremely proud to announce that among 30 contenders, the Interact Programme has selected SalFar - Saline Farming as one of the six finalists for the Interreg 30 Years Project Slam Grand Final.…

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Farmers define key questions for the research on saline farming

23 March 2020

In September 2019 the SalFar project organized the Saline Futures conference in Leeuwarden. This academic conference brought together experts on saline farming from across the globe. In addition, the …

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What do the consumers say about salt tolerant potatoes and ice plant?

16 March 2020

This is a question which the Danish SalFar partners Taste of Denmark and VIFU wanted to shed light on after harvesting the first batch of crops from the test site on Sejerø.

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On the way to finding salt resistant wheat

16 March 2020

As salty soils increase in number due to climate change, there is a need to find cultivable crops that can withstand salt. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg and Lund University, both members…

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Can plants follow in Jesus' steps and walk on water?

16 March 2020

The SalFar partner University of Gothenburg, will perform a pilot study to screen for plants suitable for hydroponic growth using a mixture of sea water and fresh water i.e. brackish water. Thus, they…

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Test field visited by a flock of pheasants and geese

15 January 2020

Occasionally, the partners in the project hit a bump in the road, but locally these bumps lead to valuable learnings.

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Cultivation of potato, cabbage and carrot is still possible under moderately saline conditions

15 January 2020

A new report published by the SalFar partner Salt Farm Foundation indicates that the cultivation of potato, cabbage and carrot is still possible under moderately saline conditions.

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