Olite, 16 December 2015. Final seminar, presentation of the sigAGROasesor platform.
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The seminars are part of the LIFE sigAGROasesor project coordinated by INTIA, as these field visits are part of the validation and calibration procedures of the Decision Support Tools (DST) that are being incorporated into the sigAGROasesor platform.
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It is a digital platform for the management of agricultural plots that provides the support tools necessary to decision-making, and it also offers a series of sustainability, economic and environmental indicators.
21st October, 2014. INTIA begins to give training workshops of the new version of sigAGROasesor platform to cooperatives and farmers.
The new version of the V1 sigAGROasesor web platform is available from 1st October for the partner farmers and cooperatives belonging to the Pilot Schemes in Navarre of the LIFE sigAGROasesor project.
The application has been developed in the context of the european LIFE "sigAGROasesor" project, whose objective is to make a more effective and sustainable management of crops. It has been essential the collaboration of farmers and technicians from the cooperatives who are members of the Pilot Schemes in order to test and validate the platform with real data of their farms.
The new features incorporated into the new version were showed during the theoretical and practical workshops organised by INTIA in Navarre. They were held on 6th and 7th October in the tows of Burlada and Estella and more than 20 professionals from the agricultural sector attended the courses.
It was released the Farming book, a tool with functionalities for each land plot, such as traceability, GIS visor for the plots, SIGPAC and cadastre, phytosanitary logbook, economic management, PAC reports, etc.... Read full article.
Pamplona, 30 May 2014. The XIII th Ruena Meeting, organised this year in Navarre by INTIA, brought together over 100 experts in Nitrogen Fertilisation in Intensive Irrigation Systems in Vulnerable Areas.
IFAPA presents the advice platform sigAGROasesor and the tool for controlling foliar diseases of soft and hard wheat as part of the second GENUCE conference.
Madrid, 25 March 2014 - Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Adolfo Díaz-Ambrona advocates knowledge systems which enable innovation in the food and agriculture system and help producers to apply the best practices on farms.
Arkaute (Álava) on 27th January 2014. Indicators should provide information that helps to improve the sustainability of agricultural processes.
This is one of the conclusions reached at the technical seminar held at the headquarters of Neiker-Tecnalia in Arkaute, which was attended by 50 agricultural technicians and producers. The event took place within the framework of the European ‘sigAGROasesor’ project, which seeks a more effective and sustainable use of crops. Read full article.
One hundred farmers attended the INTIA Open Doors Seminar held on 4th June 2013
INTIA organised the open doors seminar on 4th June 2013 within the framework of the sigAGROasesor LIFE Project devoted to cereal crops. Around one hundred irrigation and non-irrigation farmers from different cooperatives in Navarra were able to resolve queries and exchange experiences with INTIA technicians whilst visiting the tests performed by the public entity. Read full article
The Regional Government is working on a national project to improve the efficiency of extensive crop farmers.
The Department for Agriculture, Fisheries and the Environment of the Regional Government of Andalusia, through the Andalusian Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training (Ifapa), is working with another four Spanish autonomous communities on a national transfer project called 'SigAgroAsesor', which aims to provide customised recommendations to farmers of extensive crops, mainly herbaceous, such as wheat, to improve the "efficiency, effectiveness and competitiveness" of their activities "based on environmental and social sustainability”. Read full article
INTIA organises the first seminar on the sigAGROasesor application 18th December 2012
The European SigAGROAsesor Project aims to develop and strengthen technical, economic and environmental services in the agricultural sector, and to offer a more competitive model for professional business management. On 18th December, INTIA organised the first seminar on the sigAGROasesor application at the Orvalaiz Cooperative (Torres de Elorz). Read full article
INTIA presents the European sigAGROasesor Life project at two events of the European and national entity, held on 26th and 27th November 2012
The public company, INTIA, as leader of the SigAGROasesor Life Project is responsible for raising awareness of this project at the National Environment Congress (CONAMA) and at the European Water R&D&I Meeting. The project was presented on 26th November 2013, under the title “Advanced GIS tools to provide customised recommendations for the sustainable management of extensive crops”, at the Eleventh National Environment Congress (CONAMA 2012) which was held in Madrid alongside the Ibero-American Meeting for Sustainable Development. In turn, it was presented on 27th November at the European Water R&D&I Meeting held in Pamplona, in the speech on innovation in the comprehensive management of water resources: Advanced GIS tools to provide customised recommendations for the sustainable management of extensive crops.Read full article
Launch of the sigAGROasesor LIFE Project held on 3rd October 2012 in Villava (Navarra)
The launch of the sigAGROasesor Life Project “Customised advanced GIS advisory tools for the sustainable management of crops” LIFE+11 ENV/ES/641, with European Community LIFE funding was held on 3rd October at INTIA. This public entity, under the Department for Rural Development, Environment and Local Administration, is the project coordinator. The State Meteorology Agency (AEMET), Albacete Provincial Agronomical Technical Institute (ITAP), NEIKER-Tecnalia, Fundació Mas Badia, and the Andalusian Institute for Agricultural, Fishery, Food and Ecological Production Research and Training (IFAPA) are also participating in the project development. Read full article