21 November 2019
Agroforestry event in Melton Mowbray

A Win Win for Farm productivity and the Environment

3 December 2019
iSAGE training course and workshop

Innovations to improve sustainability in the sheep and goat sector



4 November 2019
Calling all UK Sheep farmers!

Survey on breed distribution and management

31 October 2019
Proceedings of the European Conference on Crop Diversification

Abstracts, presentations and workshop reports now online



21 March 2019
In adversity, what are farmers doing to be more resilient?

Opportunities, barriers and constraints in organic techniques helping to improve the sustainability of conventional farming

Land and Soil Management Award 2019/20 call

Category: News
16 October 2019

Apply now for the Land and Soil Management Award!
Deadline: 31 December 2019

About the Award

The prize rewards land use and soil management practices mitigating soil threats i.e. soil degradation, erosion, reduction of organic matter content, diffuse contamination, and compaction as well as the reduction of soil biodiversity, salinization, sealing, flooding and landslides. In doing so, the award sheds light on outstanding achievements, encouraging new concepts of land and soil protection and their implementation in land management, as well as enhancing awareness about the importance of land and soil functions.

Who can apply?

Farmers, landowners, land managers, groups of farmers, on their own or in collaboration with research institutes, universities and/or private companies.

Why to apply?

To recognize the great value of the farmerís work, by promoting the winning project as a good practice at the EU level. Also, to enhance the visibility of such ways of farming at the local, national as well as European scale and to encourage the farmers to further develop their work in a sustainable path. 5.000 Ä is awarded to the winning project every year. The Jury can also award a Diploma of Recognition.

How to apply?

The call for application is open, you need to send the filled-out application form latest on December 31, 2019.The award is bestowed to the winner every year during the Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) Gala Dinner.

Download the Application Form from here.

For more information please visit www.europeanlandowners.org/awards/soil-land-award

Keywords: Soils

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