Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe
SAVE eNews 1/2017
- City farms and rare breeds – a world of difference
- Club Varieties
- Animal Genetic Resources in Portugal
- Cork 2.0 Declaration
- 25 Years Dagene
- Public Stakeholder Consultation on the future of the CAP
- Urban Agriculture
- Jason Roberts in Greece: Art meets Agriculture
- Saaser Mutten –sweet tailwind for the Breed
- SAVE Annual Meeting 2017 in Portugal
Homegardeners not only can act as keepers of rare plant varieties in their region. There are some easy things for homegardeners to contribute to the reduction of the greenhouse effect: https://foodtank.com/news/2017/01/carbon-farming-for-the-individual/.
"Fundus" of the month: Cut the fruit trees now for a good harvest in late summer/autumn!
Now the right time for pruning the fruit trees has come: each angle of the tree crown should receive light and air (wind) to avoid rotting and to achieve a balanced fruit ripening. Too dense parts, sick branches or one-sided growth can be corrected by pruning. Adult trees do not need an annual cut. If the adult tree is not cut any more, it develops its variety-typical character. However, branches can also break out and weaken the tree. Moreover, a crown balding results over time. Therefore: one must be able to pierce the hat through the crown of a fruit tree in the late winter, without it hanging ...