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The Internet of Food & Farm 2020 (IoF2020)
ARVALIS is part of the European project Internet of Food & Farm 2020 (IoF2020) which has been selected for a grant from the European Commission to investigate and foster a large-scale implementation of Internet of Things in the European farming and food domain.
IoF2020 consists of 71 partners from 16 countries and is coordinated by Wageningen UR. ARVALIS will specifically coordinates the use case dedicated to the development of sensors network for smart wheat crop management, in partnership with Orange and the innovative Hiphen start-up. .
Should be the crops be managed differently to cope with climate change ? Philippe Gate, Scientific Director at ARVALIS
Decision support tools : do they change the way farmers work ? Emmanuelle Gourdain, modelling specialist at ARVALIS - Institut du végétal
Are wheather forecasts going to be increasingly reliable ? Olivier Deudon, expert in agrometeorology and digital cartography (ARVALIS)
Miscellaneous & former news
Tomorrow’s farm will be fertile, technology-based and flexible
The twelfth edition of the Culturales® will be held on 14 & 15 June 2017 in Bétheny near Reims (East of France). This big field event is organized by ARVALIS Institut du vegetal in partnership with the Association “Agro-resources & Bioeconomy tomorrow”. It already brings together 30 partners and more than 200 exhibitors. It expects to welcome 15000 visitors.
Access to the agricultural data for the research and innovation activities in a White Paper
PotatoEurope : a record turnout ! (14-15 September)
About 12 000 visitors from more than 40 countries : a large part of the potato community attended the open-field event at the ARVALIS station of Villiers St Christophe for two days.
According to first feedback, visitors, exhibitors and organizers are highly satisfied. A real success. Next meetings in 2017 in Emmeloord (NL) !
Read the press release
Call for abstracts ! EAPR 2017 - 20th Triennal conference
From 09/07/2017 to 14/07/2017 in VERSAILLES (France)
Organised under the frame "Potato facing global challenges", this Triennial Conference will be a good occasion to share between all the members of the EAPR, and more largely within the potato scientific community, the last innovative advances to help the potato crop remaining in the right way for proposing solutions to adapt to climate change, population growth, environmental and societal concerns.
EVADIFF : a 3-year project in close collaboration with Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia)
Successful international Grassland Days in Saint-Hilaire-en-Woëvre (October 2016)
Grassland was at the heart of economic issues for the 10th International Days in France : feed autonomy, new approaches of grazing, and technological innovations can improve farms’ economic performance.
French Digifarms to foster digital innovations
An internal Hackaton has been organised in Boigneville in early June
Web developers, data base managers, statisticians, modellers, GIS specialists, and agronomists... taking-up the challenge about cereal harvest issue.
Experts from various units of ARVALIS Institut du végétal met for one full day to develop a web application for harvest monitoring.