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Organically produced Kiwis of ECOCáñar

We started 2017 with the fabulous organically produced kiwis of the Organic Famers association ECOCañar, to the sale in business specialized in production ecological.

Fieldwork carry out by UCO and ARQUEO on local knowledge

Fieldwork carried out by UCO and ARQUEO on local knowledge based on soil and water resources management and crop suitability and its implications for the historical landscape in Monti di Trapani.

UNIPA & UCO worked with Cañar irrigators community

Pedologists from the University of Palermo and Agronomists from the University of Cordoba worked with Cañar Irrigators Community to analyse the soil and take samples to study agrarian terraces, and support farmers that want to transform their current cultivation into organic

EcoCáñar farmers sold their first organic kiwi production

EcoCáñar farmers sold their first organic kiwi production. Con-Sumo Cuidado, specialised in organic products, sold kiwis from Cáñar. They also collaborate with MEMOLA project in advice and promotion of organic production. 

Pedological and agronomic survey and sampling in the Euganean Hills

From 12 to 15 October 2015, UCO, UNIPA and UNIPD teams, have analyzed the three sample areas chosen for the pedological, botanical and agronomic study in the Euganean Hills:
1) The gardens of the Benedictine monastery of Praglia, where we interviewed the abbot Norberto, and the archivist of the monastery Mr. Guillermo who explained what was the historical agricultural management and how they do now;
2) The vineyards of Campagnola and Villa Alessi agritourisms at Faedo, where the typical wine of the Hills -the Moscato- is made, and where they have recovered the types of traditional vineyards of Colli that had been lost;
3) The terraced landscape of the old Castle of Baone, which is evaluating the change in land use from the Napoleonic land register of 1828 until today.