Taking a new look at the process of translating science into practice in agriculture

Taking a new look at the process of translating science into practice in agriculture

A paper, co-written by Julie Ingram, Peter Gaskell, Jane Mills and Pieter de Wolf (University of Wageningen), has just been published in Land Use Policy. It describes how the VALERIE team has worked with stakeholder communities (farmers, advisers, supply chain actors, researchers) in ten farming and forestry case studies across Europe to collaboratively translate scientific outputs.

Happy World Soil Day!

Happy World Soil Day!

Today is World Soil Day, when the attention of the world is focussed on one of our most important natural resources – soil. World Soil Day is held annually on 5th December to highlight the importance of soil on Earth, which we need for basic survival – food and energy.