Agroscope is the Swiss centre of excellence for agricultural research affiliated with the Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG). Agroscope makes an important contribution to a sustainable agriculture and food sector.
Agroscope conducts research along the entire value chain of the agricultural and food sectors. Its goals are a competitive and multifunctional agriculture, high-quality food for a healthy diet, and an intact environment. In pursuing these aims, the research institute gears itself to the needs of its service recipients.
Agroscope is characterised by its combination of research, policy advice, enforcement, knowledge exchange and technology transfer, as well as by its coupling of application-oriented basic research and with the practice. Agroscope is a partner of NCCS and supports the Federal Office of Agriculture (FOAG) in the development of scientific baselines.
Priority themes with contributions from Agroscope
Last modification 05.11.2018