LIFE AGRESTIC The Reduction of Agricultural GReenhouse gases EmiSsions Through Innovative Cropping systems Project

The project, which is part of the broader objective of climate change mitigation of the LIFE Program for the Environment and Climate Change 2014-2020, will contribute to the diffusion of innovative tools for environmental protection and efficient use of resources in agriculture.

The project


aims to promote the adoption of innovative and efficient cropping systems, based on the introduction of legumes and catch crops in four-year rotations of cereals and industrial crops, and of innovative tools in order to mitigate the impact of agricultural activity on climate change and optimize agronomic management. The project, lasting 4 and a half years, involves six partners: Horta Srl, ART-ER S.Cons.p.a., Isea srl, New Business Media srl, Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant’Anna e Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Piacenza.


LIFE AGRESTIC project: first monitoring visit

After 5 years from Life Agrestic Project kick off, the first meeting to control the technical steps of the Project took place. At the...

LIFE AGRESTIC welcoms the project stakeholders

In occasion of the first stakeholder meeting, which took place on last 9th September at Cattolica del Sacro Cuore University in Piacenza, all LIFE...

The new agriculture rediscovers legumes

Dagli anni ’30 le superfici dedicate a queste colture sono calate del 95%. Ottime in rotazione, ma serve garantire una diversa redditività

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Selezione varietale di leguminose per i sistemi colturali efficienti di Life Agrestic
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