Charlotte Burel, an agricultural engineering student at ESA in Angers (France), is currently an intern at AGROOF as part of the European LIFE project: Agroforadapt. One of her main tasks is to carry out socio-economic monitoring of the 28 French agroforestry projects included in the Life programme. The aim is to collect data on the […]
Elena and Olivier are the new farmers on the land at Roumassouze. They took over the farm from Denis and Virginie Flores nearly a year ago, and now grow a variety of vegetables using agroforestry techniques. As part of the AgroForAdapt programme, monitoring of the flora, pollinators and birds, as well as carbon sequestration in […]
At Château Saint-Martin, a wine estate in the Var region (Provence), we are planting trees in 2021. Its objectives are several: to improve the landscape, to promote biodiversity, to develop arboriculture and to produce wood. The 3 photos below show the plot before, during and after planting. Before planting, in March 2019. Planting in March […]
As part of the Agroforadapt project, on the Terres de Roumassouze in Vézénobres (30), we took soil samples at 3 different depths to analyze texture and carbon stock. On this historic experimental site, the trees, mostly hybrid walnut and poplar, are 20 to 30 years old. Farmers are involved in market gardening and arboriculture.
Organisation of a technical day on pruning high-growing trees planted in 2017, walnut trees and cherry trees associated with PPAM. Quote from a farmer on his agroforestry project : "I don't have any livestock on the farm, so the idea is to plant trees to improve the soil and produce more biomass. Because of the […]
Almond trees and rosemary in wide, tight strips.