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LIFE MIX Fertilizer in the workshop “European funding possibilities to promote sustainability projects in Almería”

Last Thursday October 27th, Raquel López presented the LIFE MIX Fertilizer during this workshop organized by the Regional Council of Almeria. A hundred of stakeholders attended the event: (Almería councils, University of Almería and water and waste companies).

The project was presented as an example of a successful waste management initiative. In addition, the results […]

LIFE MIX Fertilizer presented in a workshop organized by the University of Valladolid

Last Thursday October 20th, the LIFE MIX Fertilizer project was presented during the conference “Opportunities for Companies in the Reuse of Agroindustrial and Livestock Waste” organized by the Palencia Campus of the University of Valladolid.

During the event, the project was presented as an example of a successful waste management initiative, in this case pig […]

Sunflower tests begin their journey

Almazan, 22 June, 2016.

Three weeks after sowing, sunflower crops have just been born.

So far, we can only appreciate the nascencia in one of the plots. In the second with most clayey soil, and because of the storms occurred few days after the sowing, seedling emergence is uneven. Let us hope that if some […]

Good barley development, outstanding high temperatures

Almazan, June 16, 2016.

The development of barley in the fields is being good and first differences between the different bands and tested fertilizers are being observed.

The bands with mineral fertilizer are well developed, they had a good tillering and its cycle, although delayed, may be considered appropriate.

On the other hand, different bands […]

LIFE MIX Fertilizer: Final event

The National Executive Committee of ASAJA and some 400 farmers from all over the Region have participated in the final event of the project, which was held in Soria on June 24. This event coincided with the XVII visit to the test fields, organized by the technical services of ASAJA Soria in Almazán. During the […]

Works leading to comparative trials of sunflower

At the beginning of June, the technical services of ASAJA proceeded to the sowings for the comparative trials of sunflower, both rainfed and irrigated, with two replicates and two different fertilizers, mineral and the effluent from the stripping prototype.

International bioenergy experts meet in Soria to address climate change

Nearly 70 international experts in bioenergy and climate change met on the 6th and 7th June at the Soria Campus of the University of Valladolid (UVa) at the 1st International Conference on Bioenergy and Climate Change organized by the School of Agricultural Engineering.

Alternative energies such as biogas, bio-hydrogen, biomass, among others, were analyzed in […]

LIFE MIX Fertilizer in the technical conference “AVAC Spring 2016”

On Friday May 27th, Raquel Lopez presented the main results of the project during the technical conference “AVAC Spring 2016” organized by the Valladolid Association of Conservation Agriculture.

Raquel Lopez presented the LIFE Mix Fertilizer treatment schedule and the field tests being carried out in Almazan with short cycle barley to assess the technical / […]

ERIAFF Conference 2016 “Agriculture, Water and Climate Change”

Last week the ERIAFF Conference 2016 “Agriculture, Water and Climate Change” took place in Badajoz (Spain).

Agriculture in the European Union faces two major challenges facing the future of humanity: the production of healthy food in sufficient quantity to feed a growing population boosting systems for an efficient and sustainable production; and on the other […]

LIFE MIX Fertilizer Workshop at the University of Valladolid – Soria Campus

On April, 12th, a specific seminar organized by the School of Agricultural Engineering of the Soria Campus, belonging to the University of Valladolid, related to the innovative process for the production of fertilizers from slurry. The event had an eminently university and dissemination character and had a hundred attendees between students and teachers.

Raquel López […]

Final phase of the LIFE MIX Fertilizer

Almazán, March 15th 2016

Final phase of the LIFE MIX Fertilizer has just been launched with the seeding of the late barley in the 3 demonstration plots located in Almazan (Soria).

Each plot has been divided into 10 test strips (3.5 m width and 100 m length), which will allow to evaluate the effectiveness of […]

ASAJA Soria year-end assembly

Soria, December 22, 2015

ASAJA has, in its year-end assembly, project progress and explains Life MixFertilizer collaboration with farmers to test new fertilizer in the next planting.

Annual monitoring visit for the project

The annual monitoring visit for the project was held yesterday in CARTIF facilities, in Boecillo (Valladolid – Spain). The meeting was attended by the four partners and the monitoring expert, Esther Martínez, from the LIFE Monitoring team in NEEMO – IDOM. The state of the implementation and all the related documentation were reviewed, and the […]

PURAL disseminated LIFE Mix_Fertilizer in the Workshop related to climate change in farming, at Brussels

Last 9th of November, the Workshop on “Climate Change Mitigation Technologies in the Agriculture” was celebrated at DG Agriculture and Rural Development of European Comission at Brussels. In this meeting, topics like precision farming and fertilizer management, livestock and manure related mitigation options, were treated. At this framework, PURAL personnel had the opportunity to disseminate […]

Fourth monitoring meeting of LIFE MIX_Fertilizer

Boecillo, November 5th 2015.

Project partners is meeting today in CARTIF facilities, in Boecillo (Valladolid, Spain), to plan and to optimize the operation of the pilot plants where the new fertilizer, made from pig manure, is being produced. The last year of the project is beginning and the objectives are aimed at optimizing the work […]