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Business Description of Edelhof

Luftansicht Parzellen Edelhofaddress: Edelhof 1, A-3910 Zwettl

tel. und fax: + 43 (0)2822 52402 - 116

E-mail: info@saatzucht.edelhof.at

internet: http://www.saatzucht.edelhof.at

owner:
vocational school Edelhof
country of Lower Austria


marketing:
RWA (Raiffeisen Ware Austria) and partners 
in Austria and abroad

   
entire farm vocational school Edelhof:
128 ha, thereof 67 ha organic farming (teaching, training and trial-aspects) 

longtime trial accounts:www.lako.at
 
entire breeding station:
53 ha (incl. 18 ha oilseed rape, pea) 
 
nursery garden:  
35 ha at Edelhof
15 ha in Agricultural schools in Gießhübl and Obersiebenbrunn 
and on several locations in Lower Austria and on partner companies in Styria and Upper Austria

That means about 40.000 plots for trials and monitoring per year
plus trials in exchange with other cereal breeders (Austria and abroad)                          

Winter-in-between-generations of all cereals we are working with in Chile (partner company Semillas Baer; Gorbea)


crop rotation:
oilseed rape - oats - winter wheat - peas/potatoes- winter rye/winter wheat - barley


abstract of breeding and trial locations

 

Edelhof

near Zwettl

Obersiebenbrunn
near Vienna

Hollabrunn
near Horn

Gießhübl
near Amstetten

sea level: 

610 m

151 m

250 m

290 m

annual temperature: 

6,8 °C

9,3 °C

9,0 °C

8,5 °C

annual precipitation: 

661 mm

532 mm

520 mm

938 mm

soil texture: 

loamy sand

loamy silt

loamy silt

loamy silt

soil type:

brown earth

calcareous

black earth

black earth

brown earth

land value: 

median

arable land 

high-quality
arable land

high-quality
arable land

high-quality
arable land