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This versatile cereal grain is the most widely grown and most important grain in the world. It used to make a wide range of foods including flour, bread and pasta.
Rapeseed, also known as canola, is a type of plant that is grown for its seeds, which are used to produce canola oil which is a very popular cooking oil.
A staple in many traditional cuisines, this hardy grain has a unique flavour and is packed with many nutrients
Beans are a type of legume that are grown for their edible seeds. They are a good source of plant-based protein, making them a popular choice for vegetarians and vegans.
Resistant to drought, this cereal grain is a good source of fibre, protein, and various nutrients like selenium, manganese, and phosphorous.
Grass is vital for many ecosystems and essential in agriculture, providing forage and improving soil health. Humans also use it for food, fiber, recreation, and fuel.
FARM MANAGER VALMIERA
Graduated from Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, with a Bachelor of Engineering, Hartwig first gained experience in various fields in Germany, Costa Rica, and Russia. Later stations led him to cooperating manger positions in agricultural farms first in Germany, then in Latvia, where he started since 2015 as farm manager at Northgro’s Valmiera farms. “This work gives me so much joy and allows me to combine practical as well as academic skills directly on the field”, Hartwig says.
“To forget how to dig the earth and to end the soil is to forget ourselves.“