An innovative solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect agricultural soils.

LIFE Sarmiento project, supported by the EU's funding instrument for the environment and climate action (LIFE), seeks to solve the problem related to the management of annual grapevine pruning (shoots or sarmientos in Spanish) by transforming them in compost and adding the resulting product to soil as an organic amendment, thus preventing its burning and improving soil status.

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What governs and will govern production in a dry land vineyard?

What governs and will govern production in a dry land vineyard?

The growth, yield and quality of grapes and wine depend largely on the climate, which has been changing since the 1970s and 1980s. Soil and climatic conditions are one of the major conditions for the development of agriculture. In our case, Spain is also part of the Mediterranean ecosystem, which is characterized by a double […]

Burning of agricultural pruning near urban areas prohibited during alarm state

Burning of agricultural pruning near urban areas prohibited during alarm state

The Regional Ministry of Water, Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Environment of the Region of Murcia has prepared an order that prohibits the incineration of agricultural pruning waste near urban areas during the state of alarm due to Covid-19. The regional government thus reacts to the request of the Prosecutor’s Office to end agricultural pruning burning, […]

Enemies of the vineyard

Enemies of the vineyard

Excess or shortage of water, too high or too low temperatures and a large number of insects, fungi, viruses and bacteria haunt the vineyard. Despite its reputation for being tough and bearing its best fruits in adverse circumstances, life in the vineyard is a rather dangerous adventure. You can read the full article published in […]

New EU Circular Economy Action Plan

New EU Circular Economy Action Plan

The European Commission has adopted in March 2020 a new Circular Economy Action Plan one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe’s new agenda for sustainable growth. With measures along the entire life cycle of products, the new Action Plan aims to make our economy fit for a green future, strengthen our competitiveness […]

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