Institute for Soil Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture

Institute for Soil Conservation
&
Sustainable Agriculture


Analysis - Consulting - Training


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Welcome to the

Soil conservation Institute for Soil Conservation

&

Sustainable Agriculture

This is an independent Service Institution.

We offer Analyis,  Consulting and Training

in Soil Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture Management Practice.

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Our special skills

Qualitative Soil Analysis:

The qualitative soil analysis, developed by us, delivers expressive data about the condition of health of soils concerning erosion, compaction and organic matter supply suitable for scientific analysis.
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The simpler field method is easy to learn and to utilize for farmers practice after a short training and likewise has a great information content.
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Consulting and Training:

We mediate backgrounds and coherences. Our presentations are illustrative and clear. We fill the gaps between science and practice!
Consulting and Training



Organic and conventional:

We offer analysis, knowledge transfer and support for a self contained and sustainable soil analysis and management in both organic and conventional systems.




All target groups:

We offer Consulting and training for research-projects, universities, nature conservation organisations, NGO's as well as food industry, farmers, privates,and gardeners.
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Leadership

Dr. Andrea Beste


Dr. agr. Andrea Beste


1990-1996 Study of Geography Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany

1996-2000 Research Fellow in the Research Project "Ecological Soil Management" implemented by the Federal Institute for Crop Cultivation and Protection of Rheinland-Pfalz, Mainz & by the Foundatin Ecology and Agriculture, Bad Dürkheim

1997-2002 Doctorade in Agroscience, Justus Liebig-University Gießen, Germany

1999-2000 Leadership of the Subprojekt "Teaching and Training in Soil Conservation" of the Research Project "Ecological Soil Management"


2001 Foundation of the Institute of Soil Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture

Since 2008 political consulting to members of German Bundestag and European Parliament.

Since 2017 permanent Member of
the Expert Group for Technical Advice on Organic Farming of European Commission.


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Institute for Soil Conservation
&
Sustainable Agrarculture


Dr. Andrea Beste
Kurfürstenstraße 23
55118 Mainz










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International References


  • Bio LËTZEBUERG, Munsbach Luxembourg
  • Danish Institute for Agronomy, Tjele, Danmark
  • European Commisssion, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
  • European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
  • European Land and Soil Alliance, Goettingen, Germany
  • Friends of the Earth (BUND), Germany
  • German Society for International Cooperation (giz), Eschborn, Germany
  • Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Frick, Switzerland
  • Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Dan KOOK University, Korea
  • SCAPE - Soil Conservation and Protection for Europe, Netherlands
  • Scientific Institute for Agriculture (Embrapa), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Unilever / Langnese-Iglo Ltd, Reken, Germany
  • University of Helsinki, Mikkeli Insitute for Rural Research and Training, Finland
  • Bioaustria, Austria


Membership

We are member of the following institutions

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International Academy of Agriculural and Home Economic Consulters (IALB e.V.)

Arbeitsgemeinschaft bäuerliche Landwirtschaft-Home Working Group of Small Farmers (AbL)

Agrarsoziale Gesellschaft-Home Agrisocial Society (ASG)

Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft-Home German Soil Science Society (DBG)


Europäisches Bodenbündnis-Home  European Land and Soil Alliance (ELSEA e.V.)


BUND Bodenschutz  BUND/Friends of the Earth Working Group "Soil Protection"



Permanent Member of the  Expert Group for Technical Advice on Organic Farming of the European Commission


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Analyse
Analysis


In our module of analysis we offer:

- Qualitative analysis of soil health condition concerning

erosion, compaction and organic matter supply

> Soil Conservation




We offer Consulting and training for research-projects, universities, nature conservation organisations, NGO's as well as food industry, farmers, privates,and gardeners.



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Beratung
Consulting
and Fortbildung
Training



In our modules of Consulting and training we offer:

- Soil conservation / erosion prevention

- Ecological soil management/-tillage

- Field investigations

- Teaching and training in qualitative soil analysis, scientific method and simple field method

> Soil Conservation



We offer Consulting and training for research-projects, universities, nature conservation organisations, NGO's as well as food industry, farmers, privates,and gardeners.



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