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.  …

starting sowing

CAMELINA SOWING STRATEGIES

On 18th November 2021, the second screening trial  was sowed in Spain at Entresierras experimental farm (Ciudad Real province, Castilla La Mancha community)  under a typical rainfed sole-cropping system consisting in barley-fallow. 20 camelina varieties are being tested within a randomized design and 4 replicates for the optimization of the better adapted varieties to local…

national panel in Spain

SECOND MEETING OF THE SPANISH NATIONAL PANEL

The 4CE-MED project brings together the national panel in Spain to evaluate the Camelina trials. Partners of the European 4CE-MED project held the second meeting of the Spanish national panel on 14th September 2021, which brought together representatives of Agri-food Cooperatives of Spain, Camelina Company Spain (CCE), Agrovegetal, IMIDRA (Madrid Institute for Rural, Agricultural and…

THE 4CE-MED PROJECT WILL COLLABORATE WITH THE ALCAMANCHA COOPERATIVE

Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España and Cereales Alcamancha S.Coop. have reached an agreement whereby this cooperative will collaborate for the next two years with the 4CE-MED project to promote the adoption of camelina and conservation agriculture in the Alcarria area of Cuenca. In this sense, the cooperative will organise, in collaboration with Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España,…

IMIDRA, Finca El Encín, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

AGRONOMIC TRIAL IN SPAIN

With the aim of raising awareness of the benefits of growing camelina and implementing conservation agriculture on their farms, Camelina Company España (4CE-MED partner) is developing an agronomic trial in collaboration with IMIDRA (Madrid Institute for Rural Development, Food and Agricultural Research) at Finca El Encín, Alcalá de Henares, Spain. The agronomic trial includes different…

4CE-MED partners

4CE-MED VIDEO

    4CE-MED partners are pleased to present this video as a summary of that amazing initiative that is taking palce in the Mediterranean Area. The 4CE-MED consortium was conceived in order to follow a multi-actor approach. The consortium includes 11 partners from 7 different PRIMA countries (Geographic Area PRIMA): 4 EU (MED-EU) and 3 non-EU (MED),…

Camelina Growth chamber

4CE-MED PROJECT PARTNERS DEVELOP FIRST ACTIONS IN SPAIN

Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España (Spanish Co-ops) is one of the 4CE-MED project partners promoting the development of innovative, diversified and resilient Mediterranean farming systems that do not compete for land with the food chain in Spain, together with Camelina Company España and Iniciativas Innovadoras. As an example of such systems, camelina has been cultivated in…