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Farmer training by the lithuanian agricultural advisory service (d.ruzgiene) Farmer training by the lithuanian agricultural advisory service (d.ruzgiene) Presentation Transcript

  • Farmer Training by Lithuanian Agricultural Advisory Service Dijana Ruzgiene Head of Plant Production Department 7-8 June, 2011
  • N ew Directive i s a N ew C hallenge
    • All new requirements obligate farmers to make changes – they are n o t happy .
    • The tools necessary to encourage and facilitate this process of adjustment are knowledge, information and advice.
  • Farm Advisory System in Lithuania
    • 2007 – 2013, advisory accreditation is needed for:
    • Measure of Rural Development Programme “Use of Advisory Services”
    • Advisory services in meeting the statutory management requirements and good agricultural and environmental conditions (Cross compliance);
      • 3 institutions with 114 advisers are certified (of which - LAAS 6 9 adv.)
    • Advisory services on agri-environmental issues for farmers who intend to participate in agri-environmental measures;
      • 27 institutions with 197 advisers are certified
    • Advisory services in farm book keeping questions;
      • 71 institutions with 296 advisers are certified
    • Advisory services for forest owners
      • 17 institutions with 61 advisers are certified
    • The leading company involved in farmers’ training and consulting is the Lithuanian Agricultural Advisory Service (LAAS).
    • The Lithuanian Agricultural Advisory Service has already been accredited to consult the farmers on farm management, environment, health of society, animals and plants.
  • LAAS activities area Mission and Vision
  • Training M ethods U sed:
    • Organizing of training according to the programs certified by the Ministry of Agriculture .
    • Establishing of demonstration field trials .
    • Provision of individual advice and services .
    • Disease and pest forecast.
  • Special Attention to Advisers’ Qualification
    • LAAS organize theoretical
    • and practical trainings for
    • Advisers
    • in everage 100 hour/year.
    • They are ready to provide
    • service or be a lecturer.
  • Trainings Organized in 2009-2011 980 70 ,,Naujausios technologijos ekologinės gamybos ūkiuose“, 16 val., kodas 296185008 6 840 60 ,,Ekologinio ūkininkavimo pagrindai” (pradedantiesiems), 24 val., kodas396185007 5 2687 190 Kursai „Saugos ir sveikatos užtikrinimas ūkininko ūkyje“, 16 val., kodas 296186202 4 2553 178 Kursai „Agrarinė aplinkosauga ir kraštovaizdžio gerinimas“, 18 val., kodas 296185007 3 5472 388 Kursai „Kompleksinio paramos susiejimo reikalavimai“ (Valdymo reikalavimai), 10 val.., kodas 296162023 2 4794 330 Kursai „Augalų sveikata“(augalų apsaugos priemonių naudotojų mokymo programa), 16 val., kodas 296162003 1 Dalyvių skaičius Mokymų skaičius Mokymo programos pavadinimas, kodas, trukmė Eil. Nr.
  • Establishing of D emonstration F ield T rials
    • PURPOSE – move research to the farmers’ fields
    • Partnership: researcher, adviser, farmer
  • Advice and S ervice related with IPM
    • Advice on plant cultivation.
    • Advice on plant protection.
    • Service to prepare report o n use d plant protection products .
    • Independent and neutral opinion !
  • Prices for LAAS S ervices
  • Diseases and pests forecast
    • Objective – timely identification of disease and pest spreading and timely use of chemical protection means.
    • Monitoring of plant disease and pest spreading in field
    • Assessment of potential damage to yields by pests, provision of independent consultations
    • Graphic dynamics and visual materials of harmful organism spreading – in www.agroakademija
  • Use of Meteorological Data for Disease and Pest Forecast
    • Temperature, precipitation, wind direction and speed have great influence on disease and pest spreading.
    • Metpole establishes the mentioned parameters for a specific territory and relate them with disease forecasting modules
  • Our Experience...
  • Our Experience...
    • Essential element in successful consulting is partnership with client: voluntary attendance, confidentiality, impartiality.
    • Farmers are surrounded by informational noise – to many trainings.
    • Most effective method to transfer information and to implement IPM or requirements is an individual advice on farm.
    • To encourage implementation of IPM or new requirements – nesecary to propose support, assistance, promotion means
  • Responsibilities Advising and control must be separated . Farmer is responsible for his (her) actions. Responsibilities Adviser Farmer C ontroler Responsible for quality of advice Responsible for farming actions Responsible for control of meeting requirements, ensures society’s rights to clean environment
    • Wish you
    • Fresh air
    • Clean water
    • High yields