The challenge

A good management of carbon (C), nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) in agriculture is crucial to maintain a fertile and healthy soil and allow adequate plant growth and development. However, the EU is very leaky in its use of nutrients, resulting in unacceptable health and environmental costs.

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Case Studies

Check out our six case studies representing locations with different biophysical conditions and environmental challenges typical for the European agricultural sector. Detailed monitoring at these sites will generate comprehensive data on C, N and P flows, with central coordination to ensure comparability of results.

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Publications

All the public material produced during the course of the study will be available here!

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Latest News

Innovative technologies to close nutrient loops

In the scope of the Horizon 2020 funded project “Circular Agronomics” we aim to reduce environmental impacts…

Watch the construction of our N recovery unit at PONDUS

Within the past two years the Berlin Centre of Competence for Water (KWB) operated a vacuum degasification…

Video – Production of fertiliser and field trials

Our partners at IRTA have been busy these past three years. In this summary video you’ll be…

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