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Study day 'Soil improvers and peat substitutes in horticulture'

18 July 2022

On September 22th, PCS in Destelbergen (Begium) organizes a study day. The different trials of SOILCOM are part of this study day. Compost improves soil quality, soil structure and soil life. But cou…

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Video compost use in tree nursery

18 July 2022

 

PCS made a very interesting video about the added value of compost in the Treenursery of Sylva in Belgium.

In this PlattelandsTV broadcast, Tree Nursery Sylva from Lievegem, who grows forest an…

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Compost boosts soil life in practical test with shrubs

18 July 2022

In Boskoop, with soils very rich of organic matter and peat, a grower of shrubs and confers applied compost. Application was part of a practical trial of Delphy.  In 2020, the grower added the compos…

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Compost in potato, event

18 July 2022

On August, 18th, PCA (Trial centre for potato in Belgium) is organizing their annual event for the potato growers. SOILCOM is one of the subjects.

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Invitation to Field day - compost demo June 30th, Borkop (DK)

27 June 2022

HortiAdvice Scandinavia invites you for the field day and compost demo on June 30. Location is Johansens Planteskole in Borkop.

Last year two demo's were carried out in outdoor cultivation. During …

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German compost firms visited by experts

07 May 2022

Last week compost experts from Flanders (Belgium) and the Netherlands visited the compost sites of Stadtreinigung Hamburg in Bützberg and Entsorgüngsbetriebe in Lübeck. Both sites are involved in the …

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Trial compost in rootstock cultivation is proceeding

22 April 2022

 

Last year a trial started with the use of compost in the rootstock cultivation of apples. Till now peat is used in the stool beds. But there is a trend towards peat free cultivation. To be prepa…

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BRIT: Bioresource information tool ready to use

22 April 2022

Written by:  Phillipp Lüssenhop, Steffen Walk, Ina Körner, TUHH, April 2022

 

Due to the SOILCOM+ approval within the framework of INTERREG Call 12 in June 2021, new contents were introduced fo…

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Agricultural composting: cooperation between farmers and scientists

13 April 2022

Written by: Claas Menke, Lukas Huhn, Ina Körner, TUHH (April 2022)

Intensive cooperation has started with two German agricultural companies. Both are carrying out field composting on their farms…

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