ECOMIT : 5th international scientific conference on sustainable farming systems : November 5-7, 2008 in Piešt'any, Slovakia

Z. Lehocka, M. Klimekova, W. Sukkel

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    Abstract

    Ecomit is the name of the conference on sustainable agriculture that has been organized for the 5th time in Slovakia. Ecomit stands for ecological meeting and these motives been the leading motives for the organizers and supporters of Ecomit. The conference was focused on knowledge about sustainable agriculture and created an “information bridge” among European research communities which will contribute to the strengthening of partnerships and scientific collaboration. Ecology and sustainability is a leading motive for the two agricultural movements represented at the conference: conservation agriculture and organic agriculture. Both movements can learn a lot from each other, having overlapping objectives but partly complementary ideas of the way to a more sustainable agriculture. The Ecomit conference provided a platform to meet and exchange the knowledge and experiences these two agricultural movements have to offer
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationPovazany
    PublisherSlovak Association for Sustainable Agriculture
    Number of pages200
    ISBN (Print)9788096960316
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Keywords

    • organic farming
    • soil management
    • cultural methods
    • soil fertility
    • climatic change
    • soil compaction
    • fuel crops
    • organic matter
    • soil quality
    • soil biodiversity

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