Agri­cul­tur­al stu­dent asso­ci­a­tion meet­ing in Dresden.

When the agri­cul­tur­al stu­dent body came togeth­er for the sec­ond time in 2019, 365FarmNet team mem­ber Pas­cal Pegel trav­elled to Dres­den to par­tic­i­pate in this remark­able event. Besides hot dis­cus­sions on agri­cul­tur­al poli­cies, debates on the cur­rent strikes of farm­ers and the post­mod­ern chal­lenges for farm­ers in gener­al, stu­dents from all over Ger­many joint togeth­er to adress agri­cul­tur­al top­ics and devel­op poten­tial solu­tions.  

The con­fer­ence of the agri­cul­tur­al stu­dent body takes place every six months to sup­port an enrich­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion between stu­dents from all parts of Ger­many. The agril­tur­al stu­dent body con­sists of study pograms as agri­cul­ture, rur­al econ­o­my, envi­ron­ment and chem­istry at Dres­den Uni­ver­si­ty.   

Dur­ing the week­end of Decem­ber  the sev­enth, 60 inter­est­ed stu­dents  from 12 fac­ul­ties have been warm­ly wel­comed in Pill­nitz. The entire week­end was marked by the exchange on agri­cul­tur­al pol­i­tics and var­i­ous top­ics about the farm­ing indus­try. Fur­ther­more the indi­vid­ual fac­ul­ties addressed their visions for the study pro­grams of the future in agri­cul­ture and their con­nec­tion to the indus­try in Ger­many.  


Pas­cal Pegel (Region­al Sales Manager)

The rel­e­vance, mes­sage and the move­ment of farmer strikes in Berlin have there­fore been anoth­er cru­cial aspect of most con­ver­sa­tions. The stu­dents agreed that it is impor­tant clar­i­fy how impor­tant farm­ers are to todays soci­ety and that they aim to sup­port a deep­er under­stand­ing for the rel­e­vance of agri­cul­tur­al busi­ness­es, their social accep­tance and their eco­nom­ic ben­e­fit for the region. 

Final­ly, the elec­tion of the stu­dent body rep­re­sen­ta­tives took place. New rep­re­sen­ta­tive is Stef­fen Joost Mey­er zu Bekum from the Uni­ver­si­ty Ros­tock, where the next con­fer­ence will take place in May 2020. 

365FarmNet con­cludes: We see that there is a major inter­est for the plat­form con­cept of 365FarmNet and the under­ly­ing poten­tial of it for upcom­ing gen­er­a­tions. There­fore we aim to con­tin­ue sup­port­ing stu­dents from all over Ger­many with our 365campus pro­gram in order to pro­vide them with cru­cial knowl­edge on dig­i­tal farm­ing an agri­cul­ture 4.0!

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Klaus-Her­bert Rolf