Kmetija Čretnik: Holistic Farm Transformation for Enhanced Animal Welfare and Sustainable Productivity

Photo: © Farm Čretnik. Source: https://www.facebook.com/kmetijacretnik https://youtu.be/_BHu8DImp9U?si=QsUUNHAxncvBp9DW Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Slovenia, Farm Čretnik faced its fair share of challenges—a dilapidated barn, limited pasture space, and outdated farming practices. Determined to overcome these hurdles while prioritizing animal welfare and environmental sustainability, the farm embarked on a remarkable journey of transformation. The heart of […]

Demeter Project H2020

Photo: DEMETER Scale Summary. Source: © CORDIS EU research results. Link: https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/857202/reporting The EU is striving to support sustainable agriculture and food production while protecting natural resources and ensuring food safety. Smart farming, utilizing technologies like GPS, soil scanning, data management, and the Internet of Things (IoT), holds promise for improving both the quantity and […]

Poliprespa Sustainable Development Program

Photo source: © https://www.poliprespa.com/to-programma The Smart Farming program is a collaboration between Bodossaki Foundation, AB Vassilopoulos, and the American Farm School in Greece, aimed at supporting Greek agriculture. Their goal is to introduce new technologies to Greek farmers to improve productivity and sustainability. The program focuses on providing tools and training to farmers, promoting the use […]

Smart Farming Initiative

Photo source: © Smart Farming Initiative website.  Link: https://smartfarminginitiative.gr/ The Smart Farming program is a collaboration between Bodossaki Foundation, AB Vassilopoulos, and the American Farm School in Greece, aimed at supporting Greek agriculture. Their goal is to introduce new technologies to Greek farmers to improve productivity and sustainability. The program focuses on providing tools and training […]

Competence Center “Weinbau 4.0″

Photo: Supporting drones operated at the wine growing facilities, Source: © Ulrich Spitzmüller, Emmendingen Regional winemakers encounter various challenges, including changes in industry structure, succession planning, labor shortages, climate change impacts, and sustainable farming practices. To address these issues, the “Weinbau 4.0” project, spearheaded by the Economic Development Agency of the Emmendingen district, was officially recognized […]

How Digital Agriculture Compliments the Regenerative Agriculture?

Photo © VectorMine Soil degradation is a growing threat to agricultural productivity worldwide. It refers to the decline in soil quality, fertility, and health, resulting from various human activities and natural processes. Addressing soil degradation is crucial for ensuring long-term agricultural productivity and sustainability. Practices like regenerative agriculture can help. What is Regenerative Agriculture? Regenerative […]

Embrace the Future and Start Exploring the World of Digital Agriculture

Are you ready to take your farming to the next level?  Digital agriculture is the future, and it’s time for you to join in. Embracing digital agriculture can bring significant benefits to your farm, including increased productivity, reduced costs, and better crop yields. By incorporating digital technologies, such as precision agriculture, remote sensing, and big […]

What Are the Current Skill Needs of Farmers for Success in Digital Transformation?

Our analysis of the skill development, knowledge, and competencies needed by farmers for the successful implementation of digital technologies is complete. The “Entrepreneurial Skills for the Digitization of Agriculture in Rural Areas“ is a study conducted in 2022 by our AgriSkills team across the rural areas of five European countries: Germany, Austria, Slovenia, North Macedonia, […]