Sustainable crop production

Prof. dr. ir. Dirk Reheul

Our research focuses on:

Crop rotation, with a particular emphasis (i) on ley-arable farming and (ii) on the application of different types of organic amendments.

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Catch crops installed within or after the harvest of forage maize.

The determination of a scientifically underpinned harvest window for forage maize and the assessment of quality parameters in forage maize to improve the performance and value of the official national list trials with plant varieties.

Agroforestry: the impact of agroforestry on crop performance, agro-biodiversity and soil characteristics.

We have ample experience in grassland performance in areas with restrictions regarding water, nutrients and management.