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Conference: A Greener Agriculture for a Bluer Baltic Sea 2012


Time and place

Date:  24 October 2012 - 25 October 2012
Time:  2 days
Place:  Bella Conference Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark


Conference: A Greener Agriculture for a Bluer Baltic Sea 2012

 

On this site you can find all presentations from the conference: "A Greener Agriculture for a Bluer Baltic Sea", which took place in Bella Center Copenhagen, 24-25 October, 2012.

 

The conference A Greener Agriculture for a Bluer Baltic Sea 2012 was arranged by the informal project cluster of three Interreg Baltic Sea programme projects Baltic Compass, Baltic Deal and Baltic
Manure together with WWF-Sweden.

 

This year’s conference attracted 250 professionals from twelve countries with various backgrounds. Farmers, scientists, governments, the academic community, advisors and entrepreneurs were all represented and made vital contributions to the conference, enabling a wide-ranging program with the mutual aim to find sustainable solutions to reduce the nutrient leakage from agriculture to the Baltic Sea.

 

Get more information about the conference - read the conference report here

 

Click here to view the conference programme

 

A GREENER AGRICULTURE FOR A BLUER BALTIC SEA - DAY 1, PLENARY SESSION

The challenges for a Greener Agriculture and Danish interpretation of the measures of Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union - CAP in the Baltic Sea Region Future by Niels Lindberg Madsen, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

 

New innovative agri-environmental policy instruments by Jussi Lankoski, Economics of the Baltic Sea Protection, University of Helsinki


European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability by Christiane Kirketerp de Viron, DG Agriculture and rural Development


Steps for a more sustainable agriculture - experiences from Baltic Compass by Staffan Lund, Swedish Agricultural University


Being a farmer and preparing for the future by Katariina Vapola and Jyrki Ankelo, Vapola farm - the Winners of WWF Baltic Sea Farmers' Award 2009


The return of agriculture as a key to sustainability by Professor Henrik Wenzel, University of Southern Denmark


The Baltic Sea, eutrophication and agriculture - Policy challenges and solutions drawing on OECD experience by Kevin Parris, OECD

PARALLEL PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS

 

SESSION 1 - ACTIONS AND PERSPECTIVES FROM FARM LEVEL


How can 48 Polish demo farms reach 3.000 advisers and 1.600.000 farmers by Andrzej Szymanski, Agricultural Advisory Centre (CDR)

Farmers on the B7 islands - views on farming and the Baltic Sea by Susanna Kaasinen, MTK

Challenges for the agriculture in Lithuania by Dijana Ruzgiene, Agricultural Advisory Service

SESSION 2 - HOW TO TREAT MANURE IN A SUSTAINABLE WAY FOR NUTRIENTS AND ENERGY

 

The use of crystalline amino acids in feeding changes the manure quality by Hanne D. Poulsen, University of Aarhus

Source seperation of manure by Juha Gronroos, Finnish Environment Institute

Innovative methods for biogas upgrading by the addition of hydrogen to anaerobic reactor by Gang Luo, DTU

Environmental consequences of producing liquid N-K and solid P-fertiliser from animal slurry by Jerke de Vries, University of Wageningen

SyreN+ How to make sustainable agriculture profitable by Morten Toft, Biocover

Environmental consequences of different carbon alternatives for increased manure biogas by Lorie Hamelin, University of Southern Denmark

SESSION 3 - ADAPTING BALTIC SEA REGION AGRICULTURE FOR 2020-2050


Adaption nutrient load scenarios: four case studies by Henrik Eckersten, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Hot spot area Aurajoki, Finland by Sari Väisänen, Finnish Environment Institute

Forest dominated catchment Svärtån, Sweden by Karin Blombäck, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Intensive agricultural area Odense Å, Denmark by Christen Duus Borgesen, Aarhus University

Extensive agricultural land Narew, Poland by Marek Giełczewski, ITP

Comparison and discussion by Henrik Eckersten, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

A GREENER AGRICULTURE FOR A BLUER BALTIC SEA - DAY 2, PARALLEL SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS

SESSION 1 - GROUP BASED ADVISORY - SOCIAL LEARNING AND MEASURES IN CATCHMENTS

 

Swedish work in catchments - involvement as a keyword by Katarina Vartia, County administrative Board of Halland

 

Collective activities in water catchments by Rune Hallgren, Sweden LRF

 

Experiences from the North Sea to the Baltic Sea by Trine Balskilde Stoltenborg

SESSION 2 - PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL WINS FOR THE BALTIC SEA REGION

Baltic Deal - Putting best agricultural practices into work by Kaspars Zurin

 

Investing to save the Baltic Sea by Anders Alm, Nordic Investment Bank

 

Swedish Federation of Young Farmers by Kristina Yngwe

 

Promoting Sustainable Agriculture - Economic and Environmental Wins for the Baltic by Jan Wärnbäck

 

Wiggeby Farm by Håkan and Teri Lee Eriksson


SESSION 3 - EXPLORING ISSUES FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION

Baltic Compass assessing the role of governance in the BSR by Maria Osbeck, Stockholm Environment Institute

Insights from a case example by Kim Andersson, Stockholm Environment Institute

Introduction of the work started by Compass/HELCOM/Jbv about the regional institutions/platforms that are or could be involved in regional cooperation by Linda Johansson and Anuschka Heeb


SESSION 4 - QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF LIVESTOCK MANURE: METHODS FOR EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT

 

Motivation of the workshop by Henning Lyngsø Foged, Agro Business Park

 

The need for assessment of manure qualities and quantities at farms in relation to EU's agro-environmental legislation by Luisa Samarelli, DG ENV.

Use of NIRS for real time monitoring of slurry qualities by Christian R. Moschner, Kiel University

The Danish research way of determing qualities and quantities of livestock manure by Hanne D. Poulsen, Aarhus University

Technologies and methods for ensuring traceability of livestock manure as currently used by the Dutch government by Maret Oomen, Ministry of Economy, Agriculture and Innovation

 

Organisers
Agri-environmental EU projects Baltic Compass, Baltic Deal and Baltic Manure together with WWF.

 

More information:

A  Greener Agriculture for a Bluer Baltic Sea - information and registration
www.balticcompass.org

www.balticdeal.eu

www.balticmanure.eu