The importance of legumes in arable farming Legumes are of particular importance in arable farming due to their symbiosis with root nodules (rhizobia). The ability of root nodules to fix atmospheric nitrogen makes legumes an important basic component in crop rotations, especially in organic farming. For this reason, legumes are often used not only as
The online exchange platform terrABC.org focuses on useful, practical and locally adapted methods of agriculture that help to increase plant diversity and soil fertility, make animal husbandry more species-appropriate and enable socially satisfying and economically successful food production.
terrABC is aimed at farmers as experts and practical researchers on their farms. At terrABC.org they can find knowledge, share their own practical experiences and exchange information with colleagues about open questions and successes.
Global Bean projects we are involved in:
Online platform for publishing and sharing cultivation instructions, variety descriptions, processing and recipes. Translation from different languages to German.
Expanding the range of information about legumes on terrabc.org. Extending the farmers network via terrabc.org