CREA hosted an Open Day – Agro-ecology and innovation of agricultural management in organic farming. Experiences from Agrocambio projects, Soilveg and AgroCycle – in Metaponto on the 11th May 2017. 

The aim of the day was to illustrate innovative organic horticultural models from three research projects that are currently underway: 

  • AGROCAMBIO (Systems and agronomic techniques for adaptation to climate change in agricultural systems biological),
  • SOILVEG (Improving soil conservation and resource use in organic cropping systems for vegetable production through introduction and management of agro-ecological service crops – ASC) and
  • AGROCYCLE (Sustainable techno-economic solutions for the agricultural value chain).

In attendance on the day were a range of stakeholders from farmers to researchers to local citizens.