The “AGRICULTURE REGIONAL PREVENTION PLAN” is carried out by ASSAM in collaboration with the Marche Region, ARS (Regional Health Agency), INAIL (Italian Workers’ Compensation authority) and ASUR (Regional Health Authority) to safeguard agricultural workers’ health and safety. The plans aims at decreasing workplace injuries and accidents also by means of workshops organized, at regional level, by the ASSAM Prevention and Protection Service to raise awareness on preventing agriculture occupational injuries and diseases and to inform on the main related risks as well as on the current Workplace Health & Safety regulation (D.Lgs. n. 81/2008 as amended).

Bio.Mi.Ma Microbial Biodiversity of the Marche Region

ASSAM, in the course of the Bio.Mi.Ma project, within the plant and animal Biodiversity field, has explored the Microbial Biodiversity sector–as far as the transformation of the regional traditional food productions in collaboration with the Marche Polytechnic University. The project, financed by MiPAAFT (Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies), envisages the investigation of the already existing products as well as a deeper study, involving the farms located in the earthquake area.

Cereal Growing

For over 30 years ASSAM has been carrying out experimental trials on commercial varieties of durum and soft wheat, barley and coarse grains to identify those better suiting the Marche Region environment and fulfilling the market demand. Field trials and laboratory analysis are essential for effectively evaluate their quality, agrobiological, productive and market characteristics as well as their sensitivity to the main plant diseases.

Forest Biodiversity

2014-2020 Rural Development Programme (RDP) for Marche, sub measure 15.2 action A): support to preserve and enhance forestry genetic resources.

The project aims at evaluating and investigating excellence single or wood arboreal formations to record them in the Regional Register of the Seed Woods.

Dryocosmus kuryphylus (chestnut gall wasp) is a chestnut pest native to China accidentally introduced in Italy in 2002. THE PROJECT ON BIOLOGICAL CHESTNUT GALL WASP CONTROL started in 2012 aiming to the gradual and controlled introduction of the antagonist parasitoid Torymussinensis and to investigate the infestation evolution. In three years 112 pest were released in 112 sites in compliance with the criteria set by the National Plan of the Chestnut Sector.


ASSAM Headquarter

ASSAM - Agency for Agro-food Sector Services of the Marche Region

Via Industria, 1 - 60027 Osimo Stazione (AN) - Italy
(+39) 071 8081
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