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Press Releases from The AGRICOM Project (5 total)

AGRICOM Conference on Challenges in Hydroponic and Irrigational Training Success …

Viterbo, September 2013 – The AGRICOM Final Conference came to a successful conclusion on the premises of the University of Tuscia in Viterbo, Italy on September 20th. Highlights of the conference include keynotes by Cecilia Stanghellini from the innovative Wageningen University Research Centre, Dimitrios Savvas of the Agricultural University of Athens, and Dietmar Schwarz and Henrike Perner from the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops. Their contributions concerning water

1st International Conference AGRICOM 2013 Call for Submissions: Deadline Extende …

The call for submissions to AGRICOM 2013 has been extended: participants now have until the 15th of July to submit scientific papers, presentations of research projects, or posters demonstrating fully‐developed results, on‐going work or innovative concepts on advancement in agriculture, irrigation, and hydroponics. Participants are thereby invited to visit the idyllic and historical city of Viterbo in Italy and present their work at the University of Tuscia. Suggested topics for

AGRICOM Project Final Conference & International Symposium on Advances in Irriga …

The final conference of the AGRICOM Project (“Transfer of Water Competence Model to Agricultural Competences”) invites professionals, representatives of national and regional authorities, as well as all others involved in management and training in the agricultural sector to take part and learn about the AGRICOM’s innovative and tested approach to competence development in the European agricultural sector through the Agricultural Competence Model (ACM). To this end, the AGRICOM Final Conference

New Consortium Member UNITUS Joins AGRICOM

The AGRICOM consortium has announced that the University of Tuscia (UNITUS) based in Viterbo, Italy has joined the AGRICOM consortium. The university will be represented by Guiseppe Colla from the Department of Science and Technology for Agriculture, Forestry, Nature, and Energy (DAFNE). Their experience with Italian agriculture and food production, as well as forestry and energy efforts, will prove invaluable to the AGRICOM consortium, as UNITUS will coordinate the Italian

AGRICOM National Workshops Started

Partners from the European AGRICOM project have carried out national workshops in Germany and Greece on February 14th and 15th 2012, respectively. These national workshops, along with the upcoming national workshop in Italy and the Netherlands, support one of the key initial steps of the AGRICOM project, namely the execution of a detailed needs analysis in the agricultural sectors of the partner countries regarding vocational educational training (VET) and competence