NEWS

SAATBAU POLSKA CELEBRATING 10th ANNIVERSARY

14.06.2019

In 2009, SAATBAU LINZ took over a seed producing company in Poland, which has developed into a leading company in the seed business over the past 10 years.

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Diversity on the fields

21.05.2019

Idle fields and fallow land are perfect places for combining the interests of agriculture and the needs of insects such as honeybees, bumblebees and butterflies.

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Practical tips for growing soybeans

25.03.2019

The crop area for soybeans is likely to further increase in the future. What are the elements that deserve special attention when it comes to field selection and crop management?

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Lime in grassland – the basis for high-quality forage

19.02.2019

The grasses, legumes and herbs desirable in healthy and fertile grasslands have high requirements regarding soil and nutrient supply. Lime is key here since it maintains soil pH within the optimum range (pH 6,0-7,3) and thereby ensures the availability of the nutrients accumulated in the soil and boosts soil organisms.

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Organic seeds in Europe – is there potential?

08.11.2018

In Austria, organic farming has played an important role for many years now. Austria’s topography, geography, the structure of its agricultural sector as well as political will have promoted its development early on. But what is the situation like abroad?

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Breeding – the key technology for climate-proof agriculture

15.10.2018

2018 so far should have convinced even the most committed climate-sceptic: Climate change is happening and the development is even more dramatic than we have ever imagined it to be.

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Soy beans have been cultivated in Austria for 140 years

20.09.2018

Soy bean cultivation has a long tradition in Austria. In 1875, Professor Friedrich HABERLANDT first introduced soy beans in Austria. SAATBAU LINZ has been investing in GMO-free soy bean breeding since 2006.

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Quality parameters for silage maize

05.09.2018

SAATBAU LINZ has been developing its silage maize product line according to the conventional requirements but also according to cell content, type of structure (fibre) and digestibility.

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Early maturity for stable yields of quality wheat

25.08.2018

Climate change has significantly affected cereal farming over the last 50 to 60 years. In the course of this period, the harvesting season for wheat and other cereals has moved forward about 10 to 14 days in Austria, subject to variations of course.

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Strategies for successful oilseed rape cultivation

30.07.2018

The smaller the rape plant, the more it must be attended. Take a look at the recommendet strategies to ensure good growth.

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Greening – here is what counts

25.06.2018

Intercropping not only reduces soil erosion and seepage of nutrients into ground and surface waters, it also improves soil structure, activates nutrients and optimally fosters soil life. Among many other positive effects, this increases the yields of the main crops.

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Breeding and development of soybean varieties

23.05.2018

Non-GMO breeding of soybeans explained using the example of Saatzucht Donau

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Higher forage quality through interseeding

29.04.2018

The expectations on grassland are increasing.

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Earning our corn

15.02.2018

Maize has become the greatest and most important crop. Thanks to great advances in breeding, productivity per hectare is phenomenal for maize; regarding competitiveness and value for money it excels over other crops.

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Maize breeding by SAATBAU

08.01.2018

Maize breeding has become a real success story for SAATBAU LINZ – as shown by the more than 100 varieties registered across Europe.

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The many facets of poppy seeds

31.10.2017

As a result of breeding, modern poppy seed varieties exhibit very low morphine contents and numerous tasty poppy seed recipes have made it a popular ingredient.

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Good prospects for SAATBAU LINZ in Bulgaria

21.09.2017

Bulgaria occupies parts of the Eastern Balkan peninsula. With a surface of 111,000 km² and a population of approximately 7.1 million inhabitants it is not very densely inhabited. The country is divided by the Balkan mountains.

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On the rehabilitation of wheat

01.09.2017

After a decade of bashing the most important bread cereal of the Western world, the reversal of the trend is now obvious.

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Tips for rape cultivation

09.08.2017

No time to lose! After one harvest comes the next sowing – Rape cultivation for maximum yields starts right after harvesting rape and with sowing the next rape-preceding crop.

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Catch crops – a must in organic farming

14.07.2017

Catch crops should be sown on all fields where their cultivation is possible and sensible. The decision to plant catch crops should be taken for the benefit of a healthy soil and not because it is subsidised.

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