The 23rd European Seminar on Extension (and) Education (ESEE) will be held in the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece from July 4 to 7, 2017 and hosted by the Lab. of Agricultural Extension, Rural Systems & Rural Sociology, Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Rural Development, Agricultural University of Athens. Conference Theme: Transformative learning: new directions in agricultural extension and education. 

The Agricultural Chamber of North Rhine-Westphalia cordially invites to the 2017 annual IALB and EUFRAS conference in the mediaeval and university city of Münster. Invitation! Conference Languages are English and German. The rural advisors’ conference from 18th till 22nd June 2017 with the topic “Agriculture and Advice in Change – New paths between globalised markets and regional demands“ is open for registration now.

Teagasc is the national body responsible for providing integrated research, advisory and training services for the agriculture and food industry in Ireland. It is a semi-state organisation established under legislation enacted by the Irish government and has been successful in applying to act as the CECRA awarding body in Ireland. 

Institute for science application in agriculture (Beograd, Serbia) and Advisory service (Zagreb, Croatia) are organizing SEASN event: 1st Annual SEASN Assembly and 3rd Regional Conference of Advisory Services of South East Europe.

EUFRAS as Linked Third Party to Chamber of Agriculture and Forestry of Slovenia, institution Maribor is taking part in European project FERTINNOWA aiming to collect, exchange and transfer knowledge on innovative solutions to improve water management in fertigated crop production. Objectives of the project are to improve irrigation water quality and water use efficiency, and to reduce environmental impacts.
On the 12th of October 2016, FERTINNOWA members and VEGEPOLYS will organize a workshop on the practical management of irrigation and fertigation in horticultural production (water quality, water use efficiency, nutrient use efficiency, source water management, etc.) in Saint –Pol-de-Léon, Brittany, France. The workshop will be followed by a day of field visits to innovative local growers on Thursday, the 13th of October.
Find out more information and register at the conference home page

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate and contribute to the 7th GFRAS Annual Meeting which will take place under the topic “The Role of Rural Advisory Services for Inclusive Agripreneurship" on 3-6 October in Cameroon. 

Improve the quality of the advisory work in your advisory service! EUFRAS and the Ministry for Rural Areas in Baden-Württemberg (Germany) offer an exclusive first-time CECRA TTT-Program in 2017/2018.

EUFRAS General Assebly 2017 took place from 22nd till 23rd of February during the 26th edition of the Inernational Agricultural Exhibition AGRA in Plovdid, Bulgaria which was the largest platform of agribusiness in South Eastern Europe. The assebly was hosted by Bulgarian National Agricultural Advisory Service (NAAS). 

The 12th European IFSA (International Farming Systems Association - Europe Group) Symposium "Social and technological transformation of farming systems: Diverging and converging pathways" will take place at Harper Adams University, Newport, UK, from 12th till 15th of July, 2016.

The EUFRAS/IALB Conference took place from 19th till 23rd of June in Limerick, Ireland and offered rural professionals the opportunity to gain new knowledge, skills and perspectives and experience the green and beautiful surroundings of south-western Ireland.