Presentation of the Society
Every second year it organizes a symposium with international participation, New Challenges in Agronomy (up to year 2010 New Challenges in Crop Production). It also organizes each year one or two professional consultations and expert excursion. Such meetings help new technological solutions implementation in existing agricultural technologies suitable for Slovenian conditions. The society brings together renowned experts and scientists in the field of agronomy from different institutions (MAFF, Biotechnical Faculty, Faculty of Agriculture, Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, Institute for Hop Research and Brewing Slovenia, Agriculture and Forestry of Slovenia, Center for Rural Development Jable ...). It is one of the leading organizers of the transfer of scientific and technical knowledge in the wider Slovenian agricultural practice (focus on agriculture and horticulture) by its participation in the formulation of new legistation on crop production and wider agro-ecosystem, education curricula, on professional and scientific consultations, lectures, field trips, the issuance of periodic and ad hoc publications, cooperation with related domestic and international organizations.
The Society works in terms of encouraging scientific research activities, provides an example for young researchers to successfully integrate the scientific research activity, acting in terms of transferring knowledge into practice, especially in informing the wider agricultural public, especially agricultural experts. During the consultations, symposia and field trips organized by the Society, the members have opportunities for open and critical discussion about the relevance of the scientific and technical achievements by practitioners. Such confrontations are one of the ways that made new sustainable technological solutions actually used or installed in agricultural practice.
Slovenian society of agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija
IBAN: SI56 1914 0500 0010 437 | BIC: SZKBSI2X