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New Opportunities for the Development of Steep Slopes in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley

The unique terraced landscape along the Upper Middle Rhine Valley used to be widely known for its abundance of vineyards and orchards, but the scene has changed over the last decades which is clearly reflected by the many fallow areas along the Rhine and its side valleys. How can we preserve the...

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Geisenheim Scientists receive Certificate of Participation as Visiting Professors in Ukraine

Countless cultural property has been damaged or destroyed during the war in Ukraine. Before the Russian invasion, there were about 400 museum, 3,000 cultural sites and seven world heritage sites in Ukraine, e.g. the historic town center of Lviv close to the Polytechnic National University.

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3rd Rheingau Founders‘ Award: Apply now!

In cooperation with Rheingauer Volksbank and other regional partners, Gründungsfabrik Rheingau is looking for innovative business ideas. For the third time, the “Rheingau Founders’ Award” provides a perfect setting to honor creative and trendsetting ideas from the Rheingau Taunus District. Students,...

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Terraced Vineyards as a Strategy for the Future of Steep Slope Viticulture

What are the benefits of terraced vineyards for winegrowers? How does nature benefit, what are the economic effects and what does the future of steep slope viticulture look like? At the beginning of September, a team of Geisenheim researchers working at the Departments of General and Organic...

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Hochschule Geisenheim University Tests Sensor-Controlled Precision Fertilization in Viticulture

Applying just the right amount of resources is an important factor to increase the economic and ecological sustainability of agricultural production. As part of the DIWAKOPTER project funded by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), Geisenheim scientists are exploring the potential of...

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International Riesling Symposium (IRS) 2022: Geisenheim Researchers and Students join Expert Gathering Characterized by Climate Change

At the 2022 International Riesling Symposium (IRS) held at Kloster Eberbach at the beginning of May, Prof. Dr. Hans Reiner Schultz, President of Hochschule Geisenheim University, discussed the effects of climate change on Riesling – in particular grape quality and taste – and how rising temperatures...

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Hochschule Geisenheim University funded and awarded as "Innovative University"

The university’s project to promote biodiversity and versatility in viticulture entitled "GeisTreich – Geisenheimer Transferprogramm für artenreichen und multifunktionalen Weinbau" has successfully competed in the selection process of the “Innovative University” funding initiative, which is jointly...

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