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    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme
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    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme

LLI-49 Project CATCH POLLUTION: Informational field days for farmers in Lithuania

LLI-49 Optimal catch crop solutions to reduce pollution in the transboundary Venta and Lielupe river basins (CATCH POLLUTION)

Date: 18. October

Time: All Day

Viekšniai, Lithuania

Catch crops are known for their environmental effects and a range of benefits their bring to the farm. The main objective of the project CATCH POLLUTION is to promote growing of catch crops by demonstrating their benefits and thus facilitate improvement of the environmental status in the rivers of Venta and Lielupe RBDs. The Project aims to help the farmer to select the most suitable catch crop for his particular needs.

In order to demonstrate benefits of catch crops and encourage farmers to include catch crops to their crop rotations, demonstration fields are be established in Venta and Lielupė RBDs. In the demonstration fields, catch crops selected by Lithuanian and Latvian scientists as the most relevant for local conditions are grown.

The project team invites all farmers and stakeholders to participate in informational field days, which will be organised in October 2018.

Field days in Lithuania will be held:

In the Lielupė River Basin District: 19 October, 2018 Kultūros str. 1, Vaškai, Vaškų county, Pasvalys district.

In the Venta River Basin District: 18 October, 2018 Tilto str. 12, Viekšniai, Viekšnių county, Mažeikiai district.

 

During the informational field days farmers will be introduced with variety of catch crops, growing technologies and benefits of it.

All events are free of charge. For more detailed information, please contact Prof. Vaclovas Bogužas (tel. +370 685 43622; e-mail: vaclovas.boguzas@asu.lt).

Last updated: 19.10.2018 14:40