Operational Group

Smart Weeding, Organic Feeding

Operational Group

Smart Weeding, Organic Feeding

Start Date: 01 July 2017

End Date: 30 June 2019

Location: Roeselare, Belgium


The growers in the operational group must decide on the effectiveness of their weed control for the future. Individually, the investment in modern weeding technology is not feasible and only a basic mechanism is possible. Through mutual cooperation they may be able to gain access to a modern machine park for mechanical weed control with more impact and higher performance as a result. This is the goal of this operational group. In parallel, the relevant machines are mapped out and potential forms of cooperation are tested. Through a demonstration day, the experiences are shared with the general public.


  • 3 dairy farmers
  • 1 organic dairy farmer
  • 2 horticulturist
  • 1 consultant
  • 1 constructor of weeding machines
  • 3 suppliers of weeding machines



Coordinator name and contact:
Lieven Delanote, [email protected] Johan Devreese, [email protected]

Funding Organisations:
Europees Landbouwfonds voor Plattelandsontwikkeling, Europa investeert in zijn platteland