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“We try to run a system that suits the site, size and resources of our farm, the amount of labour we have available, our own preferences and the amount of risk we are willing to take.”Read more
A German farmer noticed the demand for unusual and rare fruits was increasing. Teaming up with a university, a research centre and a marketing company, they set up the Operational Group Wild Fruits.Read more
The EIP-AGRI Focus Group Robust and Resilient dairy farming has produced its final report and factsheet, presenting techniques and solutions for increasing the resilience of EU dairy farms.Read more
The latest call for experts closed on 3 April 2018. Many thanks to everyone who applied and to those who helped spread the callRead more
Supporting consultants and innovation intermediaries to improve their services towards companies in the European agri & food sectorRead more
The EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action calls for proposals are now taking shapeRead more
Did you know that the German NRN has released a video in German about Operational Groups?Read more
Using the map on the EIP-AGRI website you can now search through some 400 Operational Groups from across the EURead more
The EIP-AGRI Workshop ‘Innovation in the supply chain: creating value together’ took place in Lyon (France) in February 2018. It brought together 48 Operational Groups and 9 research projects, including...Read more
Two funding opportunities: the European Satellite Navigation Competition and the Copernicus MastersRead more
Access4SMEs has developed a toolbox that supports project managers, especially SMEs, to adequately fill in the market and business dimensions of their close-to-market proposals in Horizon 2020Read more
This Horizon 2020 thematic network aims to help organic pig and poultry farmers use 100% organic and regional feedRead more
Fully funded week-long course for bio-based SMEs - apply before 20 AprilRead more
The European Evaluation Helpdesk for Rural Development has published guidelines offering advice on how to carry out evaluation activitiesRead more
EIP-AGRI Focus Groups bring together 20 experts to tackle a specific topic in the field of agriculture and forestry. Each group includes a balanced mix of farmers, advisers, researchers and...Read more
Thematic networks are a special type of multi-actor project, funded by Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s framework programme for research and innovation. They bring together partners from research and practice,...Read more
Horizon 2020 multi-actor projects bring together farmers, researchers, advisers and agri-businesses to tackle real needs from the field, supporting the idea that innovation is strengthened by combining knowledge and experiences...Read more
EIP-AGRI Operational Groups (OGs) offer a new way of turning innovative ideas into real solutions for the field. They allow farmers, researchers, advisers and agribusinesses to work together to tackle...Read more
More than half of Estonia is covered in rich forest, and spruce is one of the main tree species. Spruce forests are usually harvested for wood and many by-products from...Read more
Cutting atmospheric carbon: a central role for soils Agriculture and forestry take action to reduce carbon emissions. Maintaining healthy soils with stable levels of soil organic matter can substantially help...Read more
The agricultural market can be affected by fluctuating prices, currency swings and adverse climatic events. This may put pressure on the resilience of farm businesses. Benchmarking can support farmers in...Read more
Food traceability from honey to hive Technology for honey producers and consumers in Montenegro Montenegro has the ideal natural conditions for high-quality honey production. It has a favourable climate, a...Read more
The tidal marshes on the north coast of Wales have a rich biodiversity making them an ideal grazing area for salt marsh lambs. Farmers across Europe are making the most...Read more
The fruit and vegetable industry is an important player in the European agri-food chain. With more than 3 000 companies, tomato processing firms are well represented, especially in Southern European...Read more
The Greek dairy farmers’ cooperative Thes Gala is selling their fresh milk directly to consumers in the city using milk vending machines. This innovative approach to selling fresh milk has...Read more