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HBLFA - Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management

The Horticultural College and Research Institute works on all sections of Horticulture. The Department of Vegetable Growing and its research station Zinsenhof in Lower Austria has this research agenda: Organic growing, low-input production, alternative growing drafts for small-scaled farms, vegetable diversity, and networking for developing organic solutions.

Role in the project

HBLFA will contribute within the project to the following objects of research:

  • improving sustainable and diverse cropping systems,
  • developing year-round-production,
  • closing winter cropping gaps in Central and Northern Europe (work package 2).