Plant production systems
Arable cropping and plant breeding
Sustainable production of high-quality arable crops is what the HAFL “Arable crop production” team strives for. The team’s core expertise is in optimising production systems in arable crop production. more
Agricultural and process engineering
The agricultural and process engineering team at BFH-HAFL research and develop practical solutions to meet the technical needs of farmers and contractors.
Use and conservation of the soil
The HAFL pedology team researches and develops methods to evaluate and map soil characteristics in order to optimise soil use and consequently conserve the soil.
Ruminant and forage production systems
The team investigates agricultural grassland use and the optimisation of grassland-based agricultural production systems.
Plant protection and agroecology
The “Plant protection and agroecology” team takes an holistic approach to the management of natural resources and develops workable solutions in this field.