The Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG) is the Confederation's competence center for all core issues relating to the agricultural sector. The FOAG promotes multifunctional agriculture.

25 datasets found

  • Hillsides and slopes

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    In order to take the difficult production and living conditions in agriculture adequately into consideration, slope subsidies have been established for areas eligible for direct...

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  • Climate suitability map for agriculture - Overview

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The four sheets of the map, which has a scale of 1:200,000, show an overall evaluation of the climatic conditions and restrictions for agriculture, broken down into 20 categorie...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE
  • Erosion risk map of Switzerland, qualitative 2 (valley region and mountain zo...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Erosion risk map of the agriculturally productive areas of Switzerland in a 2x2-metre grid on the basis of the DTM-AV. The map covers the valley and hill regions and mountain re...

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  • Climate suitability map for agriculture - Cultivated land

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The four sheets of the map, which has a scale of 1:200,000, show an overall evaluation of the climatic conditions and restrictions for agriculture, broken down into 20 categorie...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE
  • Climate suitability map for agriculture - Forage crops

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The four sheets of the map, which has a scale of 1:200,000, show an overall evaluation of the climatic conditions and restrictions for agriculture, broken down into 20 categorie...

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    • SERVICE
  • Climate suitability map for agriculture - Cereal crops

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The four sheets of the map, which has a scale of 1:200,000, show an overall evaluation of the climatic conditions and restrictions for agriculture, broken down into 20 categorie...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE
  • Erosion risk map for arable land – qualitative classification

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Erosion risk map for arable land in Switzerland in a 2x2-metre grid based on SwissALTI3D and cantonal surface-area data on arable land. No surface-area data on arable land are y...

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  • Flow-path map for erosion risk

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The flow-path map shows the new calculated flow paths for surface runoff (L-factor of the universal soil loss equation or of the erosion risk map) on the agriculturally producti...

    • ESRI ArcInfo ASCII GRID
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  • Water connection map, probability of connection

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The potential water connection map shows areas in a worst case scenario (permanent fallow land, no buffer strips or construction measures) where, if the land is not cultivated i...

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  • Climate suitability map for agriculture - Special crops

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The four sheets of the map, which has a scale of 1:200,000, show an overall evaluation of the climatic conditions and restrictions for agriculture, broken down into 20 categorie...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE
  • Climate suitability map for agriculture - Maize

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The four sheets of the map, which has a scale of 1:200,000, show an overall evaluation of the climatic conditions and restrictions for agriculture, broken down into 20 categorie...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE
  • Climate suitability map for agriculture - Potatoes

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The four sheets of the map, which has a scale of 1:200,000, show an overall evaluation of the climatic conditions and restrictions for agriculture, broken down into 20 categorie...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE
  • Climate suitability map for agriculture - Precipitation

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The four sheets of the map, which has a scale of 1:200,000, show an overall evaluation of the climatic conditions and restrictions for agriculture, broken down into 20 categorie...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE
  • Water connection map, direct and indirect, probability of connection

    Geography, Territory and environment

    A map has also been created as a supplement to the water connection map which distinguishes between direct and indirect connections. Areas with a direct connection to a body of ...

    • ZIP
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    • XML
  • Climate suitability map for agriculture - Summer catch crops

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The four sheets of the map, which has a scale of 1:200,000, show an overall evaluation of the climatic conditions and restrictions for agriculture, broken down into 20 categorie...

    • ZIP
    • SHAPEFILE
    • SERVICE
  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Permeability

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Permeability is measured using saturated soil core samples in the laboratory. Observations in the field highlighted a relationship between precipitation, permeability and morpho...

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  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Waterlogging

    Geography, Territory and environment

    If external water (runoff from slopes and groundwater) is present in the soil as well as precipitation, this is described as external waterlogging. (Details: Soil suitability ma...

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  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Cultivated land

    Geography, Territory and environment

    On the soil suitability map, each mapping unit has a code consisting of an uppercase letter and a number. The letters stand for 25 different physiographical units. The numbers r...

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  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Crop type

    Geography, Territory and environment

    On the soil suitability map, each mapping unit has a code consisting of an uppercase letter and a number. The letters stand for 25 different physiographical units. The numbers r...

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  • Field block map for erosion risk

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Field blocks are coherent, agriculturally productive areas surrounded by relatively stable external boundaries that can be identified in the field (e.g. forest, roads, built-up ...

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