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.

17 datasets found

  • 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...

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  • 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...

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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...

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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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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...

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  • 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...

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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 - Root penetration depth

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Depth of soil that can be penetrated by roots (general thick and fine roots; roots that penetrate into clefts or crevices are not included). (Details: Soil suitability map of Sw...

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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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  • 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 - Nutrient storage capacity

    Geography, Territory and environment

    In a similar way to water storage capacity, the aim is to specify how many equivalents of cations can be stored in the soil. The stored milliequivalents of cations were converte...

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  • 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 - Water storage capacity

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The term refers to water which is retained in the soil by tension forces and can easily be taken up by plants (soil moisture tension 0.1 - 1 Atm). Estimates show that there is l...

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  • Digital soil suitability map of Switzerland - Stone content

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The stone content refers to the individual mineral components of the soil which are larger than 2 mm (sieve residue). In most cases the top 50 cm of the soil was evaluated. (Det...

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