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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF USING LIFE AGROPAPER®?

LIFE AgroPaper® is a project focused on replacing plastic mulch used in agriculture with biodegradable and compostable paper mulch. The project aims to demonstrate that paper mulch is a sustainable solution for the environment, thus helping to preserve the planet. The benefits of using AgroPaper® include: – Environmental benefits related to the replacement of plastic mulch […]

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R&D+I: FIELD TRIALS FOR THE LIFE AGROPAPER® PROJECT.

Sara Ondoño Tovar, from the Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura (CEBAS-CSIC), has published an article in Revista Ae, ed. 50: “Taking care of the soil is taking care of our food” about Life Agropaper® and the annual field trials 2022-20223. The article can be consulted on the website of the above-mentioned publication:

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TOWARDS MORE SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE WITH LIFE AGROPAPER®, BIODEGRADABLE AND COMPOSTABLE PAPER MULCH

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) published a baseline report assessing the use of plastics in agriculture. They point out that the use of plastics in agriculture constitutes a serious environmental problem, offering solutions and sustainable alternatives to “break out of the vicious cycle of plastic in agriculture”. The report estimates

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FAO VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES FOR SUSTAINABLE SOIL MANAGEMENT. WHAT WOULD LIFE AGROPAPER® CONTRIBUTE?

The Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Soil Management were developed through an inclusive process within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP). It is a reference document when formulating technical and general policy recommendations on sustainable soil management (SLM) for a wide range of committed stakeholders.Thus, it is possible to include LIFE AgroPaper® in this

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LIFE AGROPAPER®, A MULCH THAT CARES FOR AND PRESERVES OUR SOILS

“Our research aims to validate AgroPaper® mulch as a source of organic matter that is able to improve soil quality and health.” On International Soil Conservation Day, 7 July, the Life AgroPaper® project shares this interview with Carlos García Izquierdo, Research Professor at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) at the Centro de Edafología

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LIFE AgroPaper® publishes manual for farmers to learn how to lay paper mulch

If you want to stop using plastic on your crops, you no longer have an excuse! LIFE AgroPaper® provides you with this manual with all the details you need to know how, where and when to use this paper mulch. You already know why: towards a plastic-free agriculture!   The international LIFE AgroPaper® project is

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Tools adapted for laying AgroPaper® thanks to the agreement with FORIGO ROTER ITALIA, a company producing and distributing agricultural machinery.

LIFE AgroPaper® is a project focused on reducing the use of plastic mulch in agriculture by replacing it with mulching paper. Work has been done on the production and demonstration of different types of paper, 100% biodegradable and compostable, and machinery is an important part of the laying process.Thus, during the development of LIFE AgroPaper®,

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AgroPaper® obtains the OK Compost® certification

Within the framework of the LIFE AgroPaper project, a replicability and transferability strategy of the project has been envisaged, including among its results the eco-labelling of this agricultural paper. Thus, one of the actions has focused on achieving the Ecolabelling of LIFE AgroPaper® agricultural paper. In this respect, although the results of this work have

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Parameters for large-scale trials for validation of AgroPaper® mulch.PART TWO

After an exhaustive characterisation of the agricultural paper mulch, LIFE AgroPaper® has enabled intensive field trials for the use of AgroPaper® with two main actions. The first one has been a series of trials carried out in plots under plastic and plots under paper. The second one, the validation process for 5 selected crops, climates

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