The four year Horizon 2020-funded DIVERSify project (2017-2021) aims to optimise the performance of crop species mixtures or ‘plant teams’ to improve yield stability, reduce pest and disease damage, and enhance stress resilience in agricultural systems. It focuses on improving the productivity and sustainability of European agriculture using an approach that has global relevance, learning from the experience of international researchers and stakeholders. Webpage for more information of the project.

Martin Weih from SLU is responsible as a  core partner in the project. Farming in Balance deliver experience and data from the pilot farms. The manager Helena Elmquist from Farming In Balance are responsible for data gathering and to summarise experence and knowledge from the pilot farms.

The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under agreement No. 727284.

Martin Weih, SLU
Martin Weih, SLU
Farming In Balance deliver data and knowledge from farms. Helena Elmquist to the right in the photo.
Farming In Balance deliver data and knowledge from farms. Helena Elmquist to the right in the photo.