The farm "Herdade do Tojal" is located 17 km from the town of Evora, in the Alentejo region. The farm has an extension of 632 ha, with crops such as corn, olive groves, as well as permanent pasture for livestock use.

The soil is sandy-loam with 2.6% organic matter and slopes of 1%.

The conservation practices that are carried out in this farm, are those that help to maintain groundcovers, main good agrarian practice in this farm. On the other hand, the coexistence of woody and herbaceous crops and permanent pastures, confirms the usage the crop diversification practice at farm level.


Best Management Practices

Use of permanent soil cover
Use of minimum soil disturbance practices
Perform suitable crop rotation/diversification
Appropriate management of agrochemical products
Use of advanced technology (decision-making aid systems, precision agriculture, fleet management, etc.)