Raising awareness of SalFar

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

In the newest edition of Ostfriesland Reloaded in Germany you can find an article about SalFar, the research that is being done in the project and how the German project partner Ökowerk Emden is contributing to the project.

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Taking soil samples and measuring salinity

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

When dealing with saline farming it is crucial to know exactly how saline the soil is in order to determine which crops are suitable to be planted in a specific field. Due to this, the partners of SalFar are preoccupied with taking soil samples and measuring the level of salt in the soil (salinity).

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Extensive Media Attention on SalFar in Germany

Monday, August 27, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

Since July SalFar has gotten extensive media attention in Germany due to an article, which was published in mid-July thanks to Detlef Stang, Director of Ökowerk Emden, who is a project partner in SalFar

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SalFar Cooperates with TopSoil

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

At the Flemish level, the projects SalFar and TopSoil have teamed up and all partners have agreed to jointly address the issue of water management in the Flemish coastal area.

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Students are researching saline agriculture

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

Students from Wageningen University are researching the potential of saline agriculture on islands.

For 12 weeks 4 master students from Wageningen University and Research (WUR) with backgrounds in environmental subjects have worked on a research project commissioned by Prof. Dr. Ir. P. Vellinga on behalf of the Waddenacademie.

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SalFar gets Political Attention

Monday, June 25, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

At the Wadden Sea Conference in Leeuwarden, SalFar succeeded in getting political attention.
Every year the Trilateral Governmental Conference is held in connection with the Wadden Sea Conference, which took place from 17-18 May in Leeuwarden, this year’s European Capital of Culture. The Conferences are a forum for stakeholders from the whole Wadden Sea Region aimed to inform about policy-making and the cooperation.

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Initiating the First Field Trials

Monday, June 18, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

Exciting developments are taking place in the SalFar project as the first field trials have now been initiated.
How tolerant are wheat, oat and sugar beets of salt? This is what the first field trials have set out to test. In mid-May as soon as the weather conditions looked promising, the first experiment was set up on the fields on the island of Texel.

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Dinner is served!

Monday, June 11, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

Baked goat cheese with sea buckthorn jam, beef roulades stuffed with seaweed, "North Sea" fish pot with saltwort and cochlearia.

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Pupils are Experimenting with Mud from the River Ems

Monday, June 4, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

6th graders help prepare test fields in cooperation with the Foundation Ökowerk Emden.

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Partner Meeting on the Island of Texel, Netherlands

Friday, April 20, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

Great steps have already been taken towards preserving the future of farming in saline areas. This was demonstrated during the second partner meeting of Salfar, which took place from 5 -7 March 2018

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Read more about SalFar

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - Published by Dorte Storper

We have created a leaflet with information about the SalFar project.

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Kick-off meeting

Monday, October 2, 2017 - Published by Dorte Storper

Kick-off meeting the 25-27th September at the University of Lincoln, UK

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Huge potential economic impact of Saline Flooding

Monday, October 2, 2017 - Published by Dorte Storper

Martin Collison tells about the huge potential economic impact of Saline Flooding on Lincolnshire Agriculture and the Food Industry on SalFar kick-off meeting in Lincoln 25-27th September 2017.

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