The experts have now been selected for the following new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups:
FG 19 - Nutrient recycling, 20 experts from 13 different EU countries will deal with the question ‘How to improve the agronomic use of recycled nutrients (N and P) from livestock manure and other organic sources?’ Their first meeting will be held in Sweden, 31 May – 1 June 2016.
FG 20 - Sustainable mobilisation of forest biomass will address the following question ‘How to improve the sustainable mobilisation of biomass from our forests in the EU?’ The 20 experts from 15 different EU countries will meet in Finland, 21 - 22 June 2016.
The call for experts for the next three EIP-AGRI Focus Groups will be published early June. The deadline for applications will be mid-July. The topics they will cover are:
FG 21 - Robust and resilient dairy production systems
FG 22 - Agroforestry: introducing woody vegetation into intensive crop and livestock systems
FG 23 - Diseases and pests in viticulture
Keep an eye on the newsletter for all information on the call.