Direct sowing in Latvia

In December 2019, the European Commission issued a Communication on the European Green Course, a strategy to transform the European Union into a climate-neutral, just and prosperous society with a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy. The European Green Course also covers agriculture and the farming methods used in this sector.

Direct sowing is one of the farming methods that allows farmers to work in a modern, innovative and climate-friendly way. In a publication in Latvijas Avīze, one of the experts of LIFE CRAFT project - Jānis Kažotnieks from the Latvian Rural Advisory and Education Centre, talks about direct sowing (plowing and banding), soil and the benefits for farmers in implementing this method. (You can read the article here. LAT.)