Baltic Slurry Acidification at “Challenges for agricultural advisory after 2020” conference in Poland
On 21-22 February 2018 in Warsaw, Poland a conference titled “Challenges for agricultural advisory after 2020” was held together with the EUFRAS General Assembly. EUFRAS is the European Forum for Agricultural and Rural Advisory Services. Approximately 150 participants took part in the meeting, representing farmers, agricultural advisors, government authorities, chambers of agriculture, private entities and EUFRAS.
The conference aimed to share knowledge and experience on the ongoing and future activities concerning the agricultural advisory services in Europe. The main topics were
- improvement of agricultural advisory service efficiency through using of various tools, methods and IT technology, and
- financial support for advisory service and knowledge innovation transfer within the framework of Rural Development Program, discussing proposals for the new financing period.
During the conference, the plenary session was dedicated to the implementation of projects under the Horizon 2020 and Interreg programs, followed by a poster session presenting the objectives, goals and the first results of the implemented projects. Baltic Slurry Acidification project was presented during the poster session and at the information booth (photos below).
Andrzej Szymanski, Mateusz Sękowski and Marek Krysztoforski (CDR) and Gintare Kucinskiene (LZUKT) represented Baltic Slurry Acidification project at the international meeting of agricultural advisory services.