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New feeding strategies for super-efficient dairy cows
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New feeding strategies for super-efficient dairy cows

High nutritional quality milk can be compatible with a sustainable production method that gives the farmer a decent income and also manages environmental constraints.


Eric FROIDMONT
Froidmont, E.
The transfer of micro propagation technology– a success story Between CRA-W and Nunhems (Bayer)
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The transfer of micro propagation technology– a success story Between CRA-W and Nunhems (Bayer)

December 2013 - CRA-W and its Life Sciences department successfully developed and transferred a complete micro propagation technology to Nunhems, the vegetable seeds business of Bayer...


Pascal GEERTS
Geerts, P.
Aiming for accuracy
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Aiming for accuracy

GPS has been a feature of our farms for several years now and is used as an aid to machine movements.


Gaëtan DUBOIS
Dubois, G.
Another promising end-of-season for early summer fruits
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Another promising end-of-season for early summer fruits

Strawberry and small fruit growing is increasingly becoming a diversification crop for Walloon farmers


Stéphanie FARVACQUE
Farvacque, S.
Looking ahead to reduce herbicide use
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Looking ahead to reduce herbicide use

Bindweed, silky apera, wild oats ... don’t they have pretty names, those weeds that gardeners and farmers struggle so hard to control! They compete mercilessly with cultivated plants....


François HENRIET
Henriet, F.
Interrogating the air and the rain in order to understand wheat diseases
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Interrogating the air and the rain in order to understand wheat diseases

Like pollen, wheat pathogenic fungus spores are microscopic propagules that can take to the air in order to disperse. Little is known about their aerial travel and so, until now, predictive...


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Solving the mysteries of the orange wheat blossom midge (Sitodiplosis mosellana)
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Solving the mysteries of the orange wheat blossom midge (Sitodiplosis mosellana)

Between mid-April and mid-June the adult orange wheat blossom midges – tiny little midges – emerge in the fields in one or more waves. Having been fertilized, the females fly off in...


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Integrated pest management: when growers become strategists
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Integrated pest management: when growers become strategists

Slugs, weeds, fungi, insects, bacteria, rodents,… : cultivated plants have to contend with lots of pests. The aim of integrated pest management is not to eradicate them but to keep...


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Grazing on lucerne: happiness is in the field
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Grazing on lucerne: happiness is in the field

A pasture plant that’s economical, environmentally friendly and good for health? CRA-W says “Yes !” to grazing on lucerne


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