The pilot area during snowmelt

In the spring time the river Savijoki is flowing rapidly. Melting snow from all around the river basin raises the water level several times higher than it is during dry periods. The clayey soil and dominant agricultural land use in the area give the river its latte...

First results on Pilot Gypsum

A summary of Pilot Gypsum now available Pilot Gypsum has been running for a little over a year now. The first twelve months of the project were especially challenging when the spreading of over 6,000 tonnes of gypsum needed to be organised from a scratch. All the...

Read about Pilot Gypsum in YLE news

On January 6, YLE news published an article on the preliminary results of the gypsum treatment of fields. The article titled “Kipsin levitys pelloille alkoi – päästöt jopa puolittuivat” is available at http://yle.fi/uutiset/3-9385880 (in Finnish only)....

Excursion to pilot area for media

On Tuesday, August 23, we arranged an excursion for media to witness gypsum treatment of fields in practice. More than 10 representatives of media attended the excursion in Lieto in order to learn more about the gypsum, the spreading procedure, and the water quality...

Great media coverage for Pilot Gypsum

The press conference on Pilot Gypsum organised on June 16th resulted in a large number of articles on the potential of gypsum treatment of agricultural fields. The articles (in Finnish and Swedish) can be accessed via the Finnish webpage of Pilot Gypsum...

More than 50 farmers involved in gypsum pilot

In February, around one hundred farmers living in the municipalities of Lieto and Paimio in Southwest Finland were informed for the first time about a large-scale pilot of gypsum application. During the spring they were contacted via letter and phone and also a farmer...

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