The AgRemSO3il noticeboard has been installed outside one of the Finca Torreblanca greenhouses, where some of the implementation actions will be taking place for the following months to come. The noticeboard was designed in a way that it can be moved easily from one place to another, so that stakeholders visiting the pilot site or […]
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Information about the AgRemSO3il project has been published in the European Innovation Partnership (EIP-AGRI) of the European Commission. Click on the following link if you would like to read about it: https://ec.europa.eu/eip/agriculture/en/find-connect/projects/agremso3il-agrochemical-remediation-farm-soils
LIFE AgRemSO3il was present at the International Symposium on Green Chemistry, ISGC 2019, held in La Rochelle, France, between 13th and 17th May. Researchers from IMIDA presented a work entitled “Remediation of soils contaminated with neonicotinoid insecticides by intermittent ozonation”.
Members of the LIFE-AgRemSO3il project were present at the workshop “TRATAMIENTO Y ELIMINACIÓN DE CONTAMINANTES EMERGENTES EN EFLUENTES DE ESTACIONES DEPURADORAS URBANAS”, held on 12th February at Complejo Deportivo – Cultural La Petxina (Valencia). The event was organised by the project LIFE-EMPORE (LIFE15 ENV/ES/000598) to present their results and compare their achievements with other LIFE […]
Fruit Logistica opened its doors once again this year at the exhibition grounds in Berlin between 6th and 8th February for what has become known as the most significant agricultural trade show in Europe. The presence of Spain – and Murcia, of course – stood out and Fruit Logistica once again displayed its ability to […]
With the aim of improving the ozonation method, IMIDA have carried out more experiments at laboratory scale in controlled conditions. Ozone tests were developed in a glass container (volume 150 L) connected to the small-scale ozone generator. All assays were carried out using a pyrex glass vessels (110 mm long, 80 mm diameter) containing 100 g of two […]
A technical meeting between some of the LIFE-AgRemSO3il beneficiaries – IMIDA, CEBAS-CSIC and NOVAGRIC – was held on 10th January. During the meeting, the results of tests carried out during the summer on IMIDA facilities (Murcia) were discussed and decisions on the study of new materials, design of the next experiments and improvements to the […]
IMIDA was invited to take part in the Final conference of the project LIFE-DRAINUSE (LIFE14 ENV/ES/000538) held at the University of Murcia Scientific Park on 29th November. This project has demonstrated, through the design, construction and setting up of a complete recirculation pilot system, the technological possibility of re-using drainage in Euro-Mediterranean regions. Fulgencio Contreras […]
On August 2018, soil decontamination tests began on a greenhouse located in IMIDA facilities, Murcia. In this initial stage, several treatments were conducted in two different soils contaminated with pesticides in order to evaluate and define the optimal conditions for the remediation technologies involved in the project: ozonation and ozonation in combination with solarization. The ozone was […]
While climate change takes a toll on agriculture and land use contributes to warming the planet, soils still find little attention from policymakers in their climate strategies. “Soil is a completely underestimated issue when we talk about climate change,” said Andrea Kohl, Programme Director at the WWF. Kohl was speaking at the last session of […]