Organic and sustainable horticulture: what’s in it for me?
Key Partner: Association AGROEKOTON
24 April, Saturday, start at 10:00 a.m.
European trends and best practices
Moderator: Mirosław Korzeniowski, Association AGROEKOTON
- Challenges and opportunities for modern agriculture considering EU legislation and global market trends –Mirosław Korzeniowski, PhD (Association AGROEKOTON)
- Ecologically farmed blueberry: varying trends and definitions in Europe and worldwide – Mariusz Padewski (Fall Creek)
- Does it make sense to invest in ecologically-farmed vegetables in Poland and in Europe? – with Robert Bartkowski (Rijk Zwaan)
- The importance of understanding the mode of action of plant protection products used in organic farming- Dorota Łabanowska- Bury, PhD
- Current EU trends related to ecological farming
- Q&A session, summary
Yes We Can!
Moderator: Prof. Agnieszka Jamiołkowska, University of Life Sciences in Lublin
- Growing of organic and residue-free apples in Poland – Bartosz Jankowski and Maciej Szwedo (Perfect Fruits)
- Organic farming vs. low-residue conventional farming –Dariusz Szymczak (Polish Cherry Growers’ Association, Polish Blackcurrant Growers’ Association)
- Analysing data from studies on organic and sustainable farming in the 2020 season.
- A practical advice session on pest management in organic and low-residue berry and fruit production –Wojciech Piotrowski (InHort Skierniewice)
- And who’s going to buy this stuff? –Beata Studzińska and Łukasz Gębka (Farma Świętokrzyska)
- A debate session with all speakers and moderators: “Benefitting from the rise of organic, sustainable, and low-residue farming”.