Article Fodderbeets: how to choose your variety?

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Fodder beet is back in the spotlight more and more. In five years, the acreage in Flanders has increased by some 20%. In the Netherlands, the area has even increased sixfold in that period! Due to their value in crop rotation, variety trials for fodder beet were conducted as part of FABulous Farmers. In this article, these were bundled with the results of other variety trials from Flanders. That way, you can choose the variety that best suits your farm! Read More

Article in paper Nieuwe Oogst

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ZLTO (Zuidelijk Landbouw en Tuin Organisatie, NL) presented their policy paper to the agricultural deputies of Zeeland and Brabant during a visit to the farm of arable farmer Pieter Maris. Maris is one of the three West-Brabant demo farms in the FABulous Farmers project. He applies several FAB measures, such as non-inversion tillage and cover crops. You can find the article here (Dutch only). Read More

Article in magazine BODEM

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Two researchers from ILVO (BE) and Hooibeekhoeve (BE) wrote an article about the FABulous Farmers project. This article was published in 'Bodem', a magazine about sustainable soil management. Within this article they explain the different FAB measures and show how the project aims to build a (international) farmers netwerk and wants to raise awareness about FAB in the larger society. You can read the full article here (Dutch only). Read More