Description

Greece and Bulgaria will provide the opportunity to farmers through the supply of information technology with new tools and approaches to characterize the nature and extent of variation in the fields, enabling them to develop the most appropriate management strategy for a specific location.

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PROJECT OBJECTIVES

The overall objective of the project is the adoption of a strategic reference framework in a cross-border region for the support of the rural population in the application of reduced input agriculture driven through the practises of agricultural activities (fertilization, irrigation and crop protection).

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INNOVATION

The project includes innovative activities like the establishment of a telemetric network with compatible and inter-calibrated sensors and the development of an information system receiving support management decisions (DSS) and transmit information for the application of reduced input farming.

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The project “Joint reference strategies for rural activities of reduced inputs”, with acronym AGRO_LESS, aims to establish common reference strategies for the implementation of reduced input agricultural practices in the cross-border area by introducing rural population with the concept of site-specific crop management which through an information and new technology farm management system will be able to identify, analyze and manage variability within fields for optimum profitability, sustainability and protection of land resources. 

Announcements

Review of the Final Conference of AGRO_LESS project, organized on 30/10/2015

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

The conference entitled "The role of Earth Observation in Agriculture: towards creating reliable data and new services for a competitive Agri-Sector; The case of AGRO_LESS ", concluded with great success on Friday October 30 2015 at the Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum, NOESIS in Thessaloniki.

Mayor of Lyubimets awarded “Mayor of the year 2015” for successful implementation of AGRO_LESS

Monday, 12 October 2015

During an official ceremony on 11-09-2015 in Sofia, Desislava Taneva – Minister of Agriculture and Food, bestow a honorary diploma to Municipality of Lyubimets in “Modern agriculture” category. The prise was in the frame of the national competition “Mayor of the year 2015”.

The final conference of the strategic project AGRO_LESS

Monday, 05 October 2015

The final conference of the strategic project AGRO_LESS “Common reference strategies for reduced inputs agricultural activities”, funded by the European Territorial Cooperation Programme Greece-Bulgaria 2007-2013 will be held on Friday 30th of October 2015.