The agrotechnical service and the laboratory of L'Ortofrutticola are a unique and cutting-edge center.
We boast an experienced and highly specialized team that has consolidated a close collaboration with the University of Bologna and the main Italian specialized universities, the IRF (Regional Institute for Floriculture), the Liguria Region, the Chamber of Commerce of Savona and the growers.
A complete consultancy and assistance service for professional farmers
We provide informations on new products on the market, on the product registrations on different crops, types of fertilization and best period during carry out the treatments.
Sustainability is the present and the future of agriculture
Thinking about the future of agriculture, we propose solutions with low environmental impact.
The continuous search for solutions towards a product without residuals is the basis of the technical proposals that over the years have met an evolution on the most effective agronomic solutions with a low environmental impact.
Safeguarding the environment and bees: a mission
In order to protect the territory and above all the Bees and all useful insects, the Technical Assistance has increasingly turned to integrated pest systems, proposing means of monitoring and mass capture and the aid of insects and/or microorganisms in the fight against plant diseases in order to reduce the use of chemical means.
Search for new varieties
We are working on the constant research, in partnership with seed companies, of new variety selections, new hybrids with resistance to diseases or pathogens, to guarantee the member farms to keep up with a constantly evolving market.
Programs based on production needs
The technical service is able to carry out specific production plans regarding both the defense and the fertilization of crops as well as cultural techniques.
We also carry out consultations for soil-free cultivation systems.
Sustainable use of pesticides
The continuous evolution of registrations and revocations of plant protection products requires particular attention. For this reason, technical assistance through constant connection with national and European databases always monitors the status of active substances, in order to constantly offer products in line with current regulations.
Laboratory analysis service
Collection and shipment of samples for analysis:
- of pesticide residues on fruit and vegetable products intended for consumption;
- of plant diseases (fungi, viruses or bacteria) or insects;
- chemical of soils and substrates;
- chemical and microbiological of the waters.
And again, many other services available to the member farms
- Periodic organization of specific conventions and conferences;
- consultancy for the management of the pesticide locker;
- the service agreement for the disposal of crop protection products;
- assistance for filling the logbook.