Field trials of the Fertilcrop project

Location of trials involved in the FertilCrop Project.

Denmark: Foulum Organic Arable

Partner: Aarhus University AU
Aarhus, Denmark
Start: 1997 - End: ongoing
Treatments: organic and conventional arable, +/- grass-clover, +/- cover crop, +/- manure
Contact: Peter Sørensen, PS(at)agro.au.dk

Estonia: Tartu

Partner: Estonian University of Life Sciences (EULS)
Tartu, Estonia
Start: 2008 - End: ongoing
Treatments: plough, green manures, + cattle manure
Contact: Anne Luik, anne.luik(at)emu.ee

France: Corbas System Trial

Partner: ISARA Lyon
Lyon, France
Start: 2013 - End: ongoing
Treatments: soil fertility system / plant diversity system
Contact Joséphine Peigné, jpeigne(at)isara.fr

France: Low Input Vineyard Experiment (LIVE)

Partner: Institut National de Recherche Agronomique INRA and Montpellier SupAgro
Montpellier, France
Start: 2015 - End: ongoing
Treatments: cover cropping with/without organic fertilization, green manure in vineyards  
Contact: Raphaël Metral, Raphael.Metral(at)supagro.fr
umr-system-cirad.fr: Wine-growing systems

France: Thil Trial

Partner: ISARA Lyon
Lyon, France
Start: 2004 - End: 2016
Treatments: plough/shallow plough/chisel 15 cm, chisel 5 cm depth
Contact: Joséphine Peigné, jpeigne(at)isara.fr

Germany: Scheyern Organic

Partner: Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)
Neuherberg, Germany
Start: 1994 - End: 2015
Treatments: plough/ reduced plough (8 cm depth) cropping sequences
Contact: Michael Schloter, schloter(at)helmholtz-muenchen.de
helmholz-muenchen.de: Research Platform Scheyern

Italy: Comix

Partner: Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (SSSA), Centro di Ricerche Agro-Ambientali “Enrico Avanzi” (CiRAA)
Pisa, Italy
Start: 2014 - End: 2016
Treatments: 18 dead mulch treatments (9 mixtures + 8 pure stands + 1 control) x 2 organic fertilization levels x 2 weed management, organic field vegetable production
Contact:

Italy: MASCOT

Partner: Centro di Ricerche Agro-Ambientali “Enrico Avanzi” (CiRAA), Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (SSSA)
Start: 2001 - End: ongoing
Pisa, Italy
Treatments: Conventional vs organic, green manures included in the organic system and not in the conventional one
Contact:

avanzi.unipi.it: Long-term systems comparison experiment (MASCOT)
http://www.sssup.it/

Italy: Montepaldi Long Term Experiment (MOLTE)

Partner: University of Florence - Department of Agrifood Production and Environmental Sciences (DISPAA)
Florence, Italy
Start: 1991 - End: Ongoing
Treatments: Organic/conventional (microfarms)
Contact: G.Cesare Pacini, gaiocesare.pacini(at)unifi.it

Lithuania: Akademija-1trial

Partner: Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry (LRCAF)
Akademija, Lithuania
Start: 2013 - End: ongoing
Treatments: manure/legumes
Contact: Žydrė Kadžiulienė, zkadziul(at)lzi.lt
www.lammczi.lt

Lithuania: Akademija-2trial

Partner: Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry (LRCAF)
Akademija, Lithuania
Start: 2015 - End: ongoing
Treatments: green manure/ compost
Contact: Žydrė Kadžiulienė, zkadziul(at)lzi.lt
www.lammczi.lt

Norway: BYGGRO

Partner: Bioforsk, Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research (BFO)
Tingvoll, Norway
Start: 2008 - End: 2011
Treatments: green manure herbage removed or left/digestate
Contact: Randi Berland Frøseth, randi.froseth(at)nibio.no
orgprints.org: Improving barley yields in organic stockless farming systems through innovations in green manure management (BYGGRO)

Norway: ØKOKORN

Partner: Bioforsk, Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research (BFO)
Tingvoll, Norway
Start: 2012 - End: ongoing
Treatments: crop rotation/tillage treatments/fallow periods for weed control
Contact: Lars Olav Brandsæter, lars.olav.brandsaeter(at)nibio.no

Poland: Juchowo Field Trial

Partner: Fundacja im. Stanislawa Karlowskiego (FSK)
Silnowo, Poland
Start: 2010 - End: ongoing
Treatments: 5 tillage treatments, mineral supplements
Contact: Ton Baars, ton.baars(at)juchowo.org
juchowofarm.org: Juchowo Farm

Poland: Grabow Trial

Partner: Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation IUNG-PIB
Pulawy, Poland
Start: 2011 - End: ongoing
Treatments: 4 crop rotations with different share of legumes/2 different after-crops
Contact: Jaroslaw Stalenga, stalenga(at)iung.pulawy.pl

Poland: Osiny

Partner: Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (IUNG-PIB)
Polawy, Poland
Start: 1994 - End: ongoing
Treatments: different crop production systems (organic, integrated, conventional extensive, conventional intensive, monoculture of winter wheat)
Contact: Jaroslaw Stalenga, stalenga(at)iung.pulawy.pl

Slovenia: Moskanjci field trial

Partner: University of Ljubljana (UL)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Start: 1999 - End: ongoing
Treatments: plough/reduced
Contact:

link.springer.com: Consequences of minimum soil tillage on abiotic soil properties and composition of microbial communities in a shallow Cambisol originated from fluvioglacial deposits

Spain: Gallecs

Partner: University of Barcelona (UB)
Barcelona, Spain
Start: 2011 - End: ongoig
Treatments: tillage treatment (mouldboard/chisel)/green manure (with/without)/fertilisation (with composted farmyard manure/without)
Contact: F. X. Sans, sans(at)ub.edu

Spain: SERIDA trial

Partner: Cantabrian Agricultural Research and Training Centre (CIFA)
Muriedas, Spain
Start: 2006 - End: 2009
Treatments: Conventional vs organic/crop rotation including legumes/green manures/soil fertility
Contact: Adela Martínez Fernández, admartinez(at)serida.org
www.serida.org

Sweden: Krusenberg

Partner: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Skara, Sweden
Start: 2015 - End: ongoing
Treatments: Couch grass control in green manure. Vertical cutting/mowing/crop composition
Contact: Göran Bergkvist, goran.bergkvist(at)slu.se

Sweden: Logården

Partner: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Skara, Sweden
Start: 1991 - End: ongoing
Treatments: Organic and conventional, plough/chisel, legumes, 7-year rotation cropping systems. Field scale. Separately drained fields
Contact: Maria Stenberg, maria.stenberg(at)slu.se

Switzerland: Aesch trial

Partner: Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Frick, Switzerland
Start: 2012 - End: ongoing
Treatments: plough/reduced; slurry/mineral fertilizer; rates
Contact: Maike Krauss, maike.krauss(at)fibl.org
fibl.org: Bodenbearbeitungsversuch Schlatthof

Switzerland: DOK

Partner: Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Frick, Switzerland
Start: 1978 - End: ongoing
Treatments:
Contact: Paul Mäder, paul.maeder(at)fibl.org
fibl.org: DOK-Trial

Switzerland: Frick trial

Partner: Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Frick, Switzerland
Start: 2002 - End: ongoing
Treatments: plough/reduced; slurry/compost; Biodyn preps
Contact: Maike Krauss, maike.krauss(at)fibl.org
fibl.org: Frick trial on preparations and soil