Making Flemish agriculture more resilient to drought

December 11th, 2019 / 0 comments

For two summers in a row, Flanders had to deal with a very long dry season. The total shortage of precipitation is estimated as the equivalent of almost 1000 liters. In the short term, the agricultural organizations are mainly concerned with recognizing the drought as an agricultural disaster, but they are already thinking about better … Continue reading Making Flemish agriculture more resilient to drought

An invitation to participate in our peer-review

November 25th, 2019 / 0 comments

Are you an educator interested in curriculum development? Are you involved in digital farming?  On the 24th and 25th of February 2020, the SEED project will land in Pamplona, Spain for the second International peer-review event. The object of the peer-review will be to review and evaluate the SEED curriculum that project partners are currently developing. We … Continue reading An invitation to participate in our peer-review

SEED presented to VET students

November 21st, 2019 / 0 comments

The students were informed by Susana Otazu and Sonia Mendoza, from the training department of AIN, of the opportunities for international mobility and internship in hosting companies from the countries of the project partners. The students were studying “Landscape and Rural Environment” (EQF 5) and “Forestry and Natural Environment Management” (EQF 5). The internships will … Continue reading SEED presented to VET students

SEED presented to Slovakian farmers

November 14th, 2019 / 0 comments

On Friday, October 11, 2019 in Liptovske Revuce experts from the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra took part in the conference “Rural Woman – Leader 2019”. The conference was organized by Rural Parliament in Slovakia. The Rural Parliament in Slovakia was established in 2000 as an informal platform for rural initiatives. Its mission is … Continue reading SEED presented to Slovakian farmers

Use of drones in precision agriculture

November 7th, 2019 / 0 comments

What role do drones play in the precision agriculture of the future? The first applications indicate it is important that drone pilots, IT workers and agronomists are working together. (source image: VILT). In Flanders, the EUKA, the Flemish drone cluster provides an overview of the main sectors where drones are being used, such as construction, … Continue reading Use of drones in precision agriculture

Navarra developments

October 31st, 2019 / 0 comments

Following the SEED kickoff meeting AIN held a meeting with the Director of the Vocational Training Service at the Education department of the Government of Navarra, Esther Monterrubio and the person responsible for the Internationalisation of VET Jaime Valdeolmillos. Discussions focused on the active involvement of the Ministry as an associated partner to the project … Continue reading Navarra developments

Expert in Digital Farming Qualifications Design – Now Available

October 25th, 2019 / 0 comments

Expert in Digital Farming Qualifications Design is now available to download. It provides the qualifications structure and recommended units of study to be an expert in digital farming. Download Here (PDF)

Boosting Digital farming in Slovakia

October 24th, 2019 / 0 comments

Round Table at Slovak University of Agriculture On January 31, 2019 SUA welcomed several representatives of vocational schools and training centres from the Nitra region of Slovakia. Experts from SUA introduced the SEED project, its main idea and objectives. During the discussion the use of drones and mobile robots for agricultural purposes was presented. By … Continue reading Boosting Digital farming in Slovakia

SEED news from EGInA

October 12th, 2019 / 0 comments

Last Friday September the 27th, Altheo Valentini on behalf of EGInA and the SEED partnership participated in the conference “Il digitale per l’Agrifood in Umbria” (Digital technologies in the Agrifood industry in the Umbria Region). The conference was held in Perugia and it aimed at the construction of a dialogue involving all stakeholders of the … Continue reading SEED news from EGInA

Research on VET courses related to digital farming published

September 13th, 2019 / 0 comments

SEED project partners have undertaken a national review of existing qualifications and VET courses relevant to digital farming domains in the four partner countries, Slovakia, Italy, Spain and Belgium. This has been completed in order to examine gaps and needs. This data has been analysed and is now visualised in the form of a set … Continue reading Research on VET courses related to digital farming published

First expert review meeting in Nitra, Slovakia

May 27th, 2019 / 0 comments

The SEED project seeks to develop and validate a joint vocational qualification on digital farming. The partners presented their initial research results examining the existing situation in different countries, trends in the field and the importance of training actions. A peer review exercise followed with leading experts from Belgium, Slovakia, Italy and Spain exploring fields … Continue reading First expert review meeting in Nitra, Slovakia

SEED Project kickoff meeting

December 12th, 2018 / 0 comments

All  the SEED Project partners gathered at Umbraflor in the Umbria Region  on 28-30 October 2018 to kickoff the new Key Action 3 VET (vocational education) Forward Looking project funded by the European Commission. The project partners dealt with many different aspects of the project, especally considering the issues concerning the digital transformation of the … Continue reading SEED Project kickoff meeting