IX. Mountain Agriculture Expert Forum 2024




9:00 - 9:10 AM Welcome

  • Martin Unterer, Director of the School for agriculture and home economics Salern
  • Michael Oberhuber, Director at Laimburg Research Centre
  • Angelo Zanella, Head of Institute for Mountain Agriculture and Food Technology at Laimburg Research Centre

9:10 - 9:40 AM Implementation and perspectives of pasture farming in South Tyrol, Giovanni Peratoner and Lisa Fracchetti, Laimburg Research Centre

9:40 - 10:10 AM Use of biochar in grassland: a literature review, Christoph Wedmann

10:10 - 10:30 AM A chemical marker for the detection of silage in the feeding of dairy cows, Demian Martini-Lösch, Laimburg Research Centre

10:30 - 11:00 AM Coffee break

11:00 - 11:30 AM Influence of seed density on yield and quality of winter rye, Manuel Pramsohler, Laimburg Research Centre

11:30 - 11:45 AM Results of the peppermint variety trial, Angelika Ruele, Laimburg Research Centre

11:45 - 12:15 AM Control of the small cabbage fly in cauliflower cultivation - insecticide comparison, Markus Hauser, Laimburg Research Centre

12:15 - 12:45 PM Conclusion

01:00 - 02:00 PM Lunch

Moderation: Christian Plitzner, BRING Mountain Farming Advisory Council

The event will be held in German only. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.

Registration: Please register by 20th of February at the following email address:

Lunch: Forum participants are invited to lunch. Registration is essential for participation at the lunch.

Place: School for agriculture and home economics Salern, Varna
Date: 28.02.2024
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:45 PM