Nordic workshop on competitive and sustainable production

Author: Lāsma Cielava (LLU) - October 6, 2017

In Finland, Seinajoki, Natural Resources institute (LUKE) from September 27th to September 28th were organized NJF (Nordic Agricultural Scientists association) seminar “Nordic Workshop on competitive and sustainable production”. Scientists from 5 countries (Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Latvia) presented the results of currently important agricultural issues. In this seminar, Baiba Rivža took part with presentation about “The importance of smart agriculture and sensor technologies in modern dairy farming” and chaired the section on “Possibilities to improve the sustainability of dairy production.

The main emphasis of seminar was:

  • Livestock food systems;
  • Work methods for dairy herd result improvement;
  • Sensor technologies in sheep farming in pastures to monitor their health and welfare;
  • Relationships between animal welfare and economic performance at farm level.

The main objective of NJF is to promote agricultural research in the Nordic-Baltic countries. NJF arranges conferences, which facilitate close contacts between scientists, advisors and end-users of knowledge. The members of NJF are engaged in the research, education, extension, administration and other public and private services in agricultural sector.
By being a member of NJF, you are entitled to attend our conferences, workshops and other activities at reduced price, but above all, you can make valuable contacts with other scientists in your field. The more information about seminar: http://njf.nu/seminars/uusi-calendar-event/?date=2017-09-27

More information about NJF: http://www.njf.nu/