All partners defined their activities in the six work packages on data collection from field trials (WP1), crop yields and quality (WP2), soil fertility (WP3), weed management (WP4), nutrient dynamics (WP5), and farm prototyping (WP6).
15 partners, 11 countries
Dr. Paul Mäder, FiBL Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Switzerland
Dr. Christophe David, ISARA Lyon, France
Prof. Dr. Michael Schloter, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
Dr. Thorsten Haase, University of Kassel, Germany
Dr. Chris Koopmans, Louis Bolk Institute, The Netherlands
Ir. Wijnand Sukkel, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands
Ir. Koen Willekens, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Belgium
Scientific Director Lucien Hoffmann, Public Research Center-Gabriel Lippmann, Luxembourg
Dr. Julia Cooper, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Dr. Thomas Döring, The Organic Research Centre - Elm Farm, United Kingdom
Prof. Dr. Anne Luik, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia
Prof. Dr. Marc Mazzoncini, Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerche Agro-Ambientali, Italy
Prof. Dr. Paolo Bàrberi, Scuola Superiore Sant´Anna, Italy
Prof. Dr. F. Xavier Sans Serra, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Director Andreas Kranzler, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Austria
The project's dissemination activities will target farmers, advisors, and the scientific community, but also the agricultural support industries and policy makers.
The main innovative strategy of the project is to adapt conservation agriculture approaches to organic farming drawing on existing field experiments and existing practical experiences across Europe.