Conservation agriculture and camelina

Conservation agriculture and camelina, sustainable practices and diversification for the new CAP 2023

On 2 March, as part of the 4CE-MED project, a workshop was held for members of the Alcamancha cooperative. The event was organised by Agri-food Cooperatives of Spain (Spanish Co-ops) in close collaboration with Camelina Company España, the Spanish Association of Conservation Agriculture and Living Soils (AEAC.SV) and Agri-food Cooperatives of Castilla La Mancha.  …

Camelina field visit

Camelina field visit day in West-France

On October 6 and 7, SAIPOL organized a field visit lap of camelina experimental fields sown in a summer double cropping system after cereals or peas. Set up in a double cropping system, camelina would make it possible to meet some of the objectives of advanced biofuels or even of the bioeconomy development. Various agricultural…

Camelina oil extraction

Second meeting of 4CE-MED Local Multi-Stakeholder Platform of Algeria

The 4CE-MED Algerian stakeholders attending the meeting were 12 members including 3 females, representing farmers, training and technical institutes, Cooperative, farmer association representatives and university researchers. The platform will be open to new members in the future. After welcoming the attendance, Mr HANNACHI Abderrahmane and BENIDIR Mohamed gave a general presentation of the 4CE-MED project,…

Camelina cutting and swathing

Testing harvesting strategies in Italy

In the framework of the 4CE-MED project different harvesting strategies were tested. In Italy the trials were developed at the experimental farm of the University of Bologna, situated in Cadriano (BO). The UNIBO team and the CREA team jointly run this activity. An innovative harvesting strategy was developed by cutting and swathing camelina plants when…

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie

EXPERIMENTAL STATION OF INRAT

INRAT : Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie is the only Tunisian 4CE-MED partner. Within the framework of the project, trials were conducted in Kef experimental station of INRA Tunisia under conventional and conservation agriculture conditions. Camelina grew very well despite the severe condition of Kef region.