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World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

World Soybean Research Conference, 18-23 June 2023

The World Soybean Research Conference (WSRC11) will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 18 - 23 June 2023.   Dear colleagues and guests, on behalf of the conference committees and the Donau Soja Association, the hosting institution, I feel truly honored and...

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Legumes and the hunger crisis

Legumes and the hunger crisis

What role do legumes play in the emerging food security crisis? This question will be discussed together with several experts in the upcoming meeting of the Global Bean Network on May 19.Will the world see an even bigger hunger crisis than in 2008? Experts agree that...

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Analysis of grain legumes and legume feed products

Analysis of grain legumes and legume feed products

Donau Soja tailored, in collaboration with the German company Evonik Industries, an exclusive and innovative offer for analysing grain legumes and legume feed products. It is also applicable for example for cereals or corn.  More transparency and information about...

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Better with Beans

Better with Beans

The Better with Beans (Bättre med Bönor) campaign is a collaboration between the Swedish-speaking organizations Natur och Miljö and Finlands Svenska 4H and the network Ground for Growth, which consists of food producers and researchers.   About the campaign The...

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Haberlandt Award for soybean research in Europe and China

Haberlandt Award for soybean research in Europe and China

The Haberlandt Award recognises outstanding achievements in soybean research in Europe and China. This price is awarded by the Donau Soja Association in cooperation with the Soybean speciality committee of the Crop Science Society of China.  Who can apply? The award...

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Be vocal about local: Legumes for livestock

Be vocal about local: Legumes for livestock

This webinar from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) brings together some recent outcomes of research in Scotland on legume agronomy and its (feeding) value for livestock.     About this event Chair: Ross Mackenzie (SAC Consultancy)   Agenda 10.30 – 10.40:...

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Global Bean’s Seed festival

Global Bean’s Seed festival

On March 2 the Global Bean network invites to join the trans-european online seed festival that will concentrate on how to save and cultivate legume seed: beans, lentils, peas, chickpeas, faba and all their diversity. From 5 to 8 pm there will be a lot of storytelling...

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Exploring bean biversity on world pulses day

Exploring bean biversity on world pulses day

At the occasion of world pulses day 2022, the global bean project will be exploring bean diversity. On Thursday, February 10, 17:00-18:00 CET, Patrick Kaiser from the swabian Genbänkle, Germany, will lead us through history, diversity, numbers and the beauty of...

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Public opening of The Global Bean Network

Public opening of The Global Bean Network

On January 27, the public kick-off meeting of The Global Bean Network takes place. Participants will get to know the project’s partners across Europe and beyond. Further the components and events of the project will be introduced – starting with a European legumes...

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Symposium: Soy in the Anthropocene

Symposium: Soy in the Anthropocene

Registration is open for the hybrid (on site and online) conference on 3 November 2021, organised by the Commission for Interdisciplinary Ecological Studies (KIOES) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW). The conference discusses how soy emerged from a regional...

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Visit of Soybean Experimental Station Pavlikeni, Bulgaria

Visit of Soybean Experimental Station Pavlikeni, Bulgaria

From June 16th to 18 th 2021, a delegation of the  Donau Soja Moldova network visited the Experimental Soybean Station in Pavlikeni, Bulgaria. The purpose of the visit was to observe how Moldovan soybean varieties grow under the climatic conditions present at the...

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Advances in Legume Science and Practice 2

Advances in Legume Science and Practice 2

The three day virtual conference ‘Advances in Legume Science and Practice 2‘, organised by the Association of Applied Biologists ‘Cropping And The Environment (CATE)’ specialist group,  will take place 1 - 3 September 2021.  Legume Science and Practice Conference The...

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Welcome to the Legume Hub!

Welcome to the Legume Hub!

The Legume Hub provides timely, scientifically valid, and comprehensive information for practitioners. These include farmers as growers and users of legumes, processors for feed and food purposes, and all involved in the related parts of the value chains.Empowering...

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