Ecobreed potato varieties
Presentation of the Ecobreed potato varieties and trials by Newcastle University.
Ecobreed wheat varieties
Presentation of the Ecobreed wheat varieties by Newcastle University.
Potato breeding at IHAR-PIB
Dr Jarosław Plich from the National Research Institute – Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute presented the potato breeding within the Ecobreed project at the Jesienna Giełda Ogrodnicza fair in Poland.
Soybean attracted many farmers and researchers at the ECOBREED event in Fundulea
The ECOBREED demonstration event for soybean cultivation was a success. Organized by the Romanian Fundulea National Agricultural Research and Development Institute on August 5th 2022, it gathered dozens of farmers and researchers, who were able to see over 300 soybean varieties in the Institute’s experimental field, and also in the Ecofruct ecological farm in Ștefan cel Mare, Călărași county.
Organic potato production and Ecobreed
Dr Peter Dolničar from the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia presented the Ecobreed project and organic potato production at the Institute on local TV.
Pests and weeds in soybean breeding at the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (Serbia)
Colleagues from the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (Novi Sad, Serbia) MSc Jovana Krstić and Dr Željko Milovac presented the Ecobreed project and their work on soybean on the TV show Nauka Privredi. Pests and weeds in focus!
Soybean breeding at the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (Serbia)
Colleagues from the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (Novi Sad, Serbia) presented the Ecobreed project and their work on soybean in the TV show Nauka Privredi which is dealing with scientific achievements and their application in practice (for the economy).
The exceptional potential of the use of drones in soybean breeding
Predrag Randjelovic from the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (Novi Sad, Serbia) talks about the exceptional potential of the use of drones and digital cameras in the process of soybean breeding, especially in the context of improving the phenotyping process and increasing its efficiency in the TV show Nauka Privredi.
Why engage in organic breeding?
Direct drilling of buckwheat into living mulch in South Moravia
A preliminary trial in 2020 for WP6 by PROBIO (Czech Republic). The goal was to find out alternative ways for buckwheat establishment in an arid environment.
Field day in Boguchwała (Poland)
Jarosław Plich from the National Research Institute – Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute (IHAR) presented the ECOBREED project on the II Field Day organised by the Agricultural Advisory Center in Boguchwała (Poland) on 06. 06. 2021. During the event, visitors had an opportunity to visit field trials belonging to various agricultural and scientific institutes. Among these experiments, one belongs to IHAR-PIB and is performed in the frame of the ECOBREED Project. The whole event is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmGijc9LfIM
Buckwheat Adaptation & Potential
An online conference session titled “Buckwheat Potential” was organized as part of the Washington State University 2021 Grains Week that featured a talk from WSU ECOBREED team member Breslauer and a buckwheat farmer from New York (0:56:22 – 1:49:22). The session was also featured as a FAO Food Summit Dialogue.
Harvesting and cleaning winter wheat for Farmer Participatory Trials
Our Czech partner PROBIO sro (PROBIO) performed harvesting and cleaning winter wheat for Farmer Participatory Trials and prepared a video.
Organic potato production field day (Slovenia)
A short presentation in the Slovene language of the organic potato production field day that was conducted within the row of our Demonstration events.
Ecobreed Smales Organic Seeds (UK)
A short tour of the Farmer Participatory Wheat Trials and organic farming practices used at Smales Organic Seeds, UK.
Project presentation by Prof. Pagnotta
Prof. Mario A. Pagnotta from the University of Tuscia (UNITUS), held a presentation of our project in Italian within the EU Researchers Night 2020.
Ecobreed on the NPPC Company Field Days (Slovak Republic)
During NPPC Company Field Days on June 18, 2020, in Dvory nad Žitavou, the project and research activities in the ECOBREED project, the possibilities of seed improvement and variety breeding were presented. Representatives of the Government and National Council of the Slovak Republic emphasized the need for food self-sufficiency in food production and domestic production with measures in line with environmental objectives and organic agriculture.