The LTZ is the state institute for agriculture in Baden-Württemberg. In 2012, the state government of Baden-Württemberg started its protein initiative (Eiweißinitiative), in which LTZ is responsible for grain legumes. The aim is to generate, summarize and communicate information on growing and using grain legumes.
Global Bean projects we are involved in:
practical cultivation instructions to farmers, network to regional farmers, field days to disseminate information, analysis of different nutrients (e.g. protein, sugars,..), demonstration plots, field trials
exchange of information on grain legumes, contacts to processors of grain legume