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

Optimising the eco-efficiency of organic farms

CircularAgronomics’ partner AREC Raumberg-Gumpenstein has collected data through a farm-management tool from 22 organic farmers in the…

Studying effects of forage on methane production of dairy cows

Circular Agronomics’ partner AREC Raumberg-Gumpenstein (Austria) began measuring in May 2019 gaseous emissions – including carbon dioxide,…

Soil sampling in Lungau, Austria

A soil sampling campaign in Lungau, Austria (30 May – 7 June 2019), including 60 cores from…

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