1st Project Newsletter published!

What is Inside?
Kick off meeting, Hungary
Report on eco-farm assessment tools;
Web-based tool for the CAPTIVATE knowledge base development
2nd partnership meeting, Nitra, Slovakia;
17th international Symposium on Agriculture
Project basics


AgroForum article published

Information about our CAPTIVATE project was recently published by one of the leading Hungarian agricultural journals, the AgroForum, introducing OMKi's activities related to farm advisory, mentioning our project from the 2nd page. The full content of the article is available in the paper format in Hungarian (attached).

Differences between organic and conventional farming

Several trends have now emerged under the auspices of sustainable agriculture, some of which continue to use conventional tools (chemical control, artificial fertilizers), while other trends completely reject them and look for ecological solutions instead.

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57th Croatian and 17th International Symposium on Agriculture in Vodice

IPS Konzalting participated on the 57th Croatian and 17th international Symposium on Agriculture in Vodice on June 21, 2022. 

The main objective of the Symposium on Agriculture is to acquaint agronomists and the general public with the results of the latest scientific research by Croatian and foreign experts, and thus enable a better transfer of scientific achievements to agricultural production.

2nd partnership meeting was held in Nitra, Slovakia

Project partners gathered in Agroinstitut, Nitra, SK on 14 and 15 June 2022, to discuss and further develop the first main outputs, including the CAP eco practice knowledge base and sustainable eco farm assessment tool.

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Report on eco-farm assessment tools

As part of activities targeting Result 2 in our project (task A: Survey of the methodological background and critical review of the existing assessments tools), we are aiming at the development of our own Eco-Farm Assessment & Decision Tool (EAD Tool). The survey, which was recently completed, gives an overview of the methodological background of selected farm assessment tools, CAP measures, farm data and information systems, implemented at the national levels.  

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Web-based tool for the CAPTIVATE knowledge base development

In the first year of the project implementation, partner organizations carry out the professional preparatory, research and content development tasks, during which a detailed study and development plan is prepared for the sustainability assessment tool, as well as specific, tailor-made web application is developed to link requirements of the Common Agricultural Policy with good farming practice guidelines.

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First project results soon to arrive

In the first half of the implementation, the partner organizations carried out the professional preparation, research and processing tasks, a detailed study and development plan will be prepared for the sustainability assessment tool, a special web application will be developed to link requirements with practice guidelines, and the basic project implementation infrastructure will be established.
Following the opening meeting in Budapest last December, the second partnership meeting will take place in June 2022 in Nitra, Slovakia, organized by the Agroinstitut.

Bird-friendly mowing

Bird-friendly mowing during silage and pasture mowing of butterfly-fiber fodder plants, their grass mixture and green jet or bee pasture (use of displacement mowing, use of game repellent chains and devices, speed up to 8 km / h).

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Grant programme: Erasmus+ programme (KA220-VET - Cooperation partnerships in vocational education and training)

Project interval: 1 November 2021 / 31 October 2024
Project identifier: Erasmus+ 2021-1-HU01-KA220-VET-000034777

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