In accordance with the "Annual Advisory Plan for Agricultural Advisers and Farmers" for 2020, training for Module 14 - Digitization in Agriculture was held. The training was organized by the Institute for the Application of Science in Agriculture, under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia and in cooperation with the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade.
WiseFarmer project was represented at the seminar “New skills for digital farming", took place on 5-6 February 2020 in Aranjuez, Spain. The event, organised by the agricultural European Innovation Partnership (EIP-AGRI.), aimed to contribute to the design and implementation of approaches and tools that can help farmers and farm advisers develop the skills they need in the face of the digital transition in agriculture.
The consortium conducted numerous interviews and collected nearly three hundred questionnaire inputs from the six participating countries, as part of the first Output of the project, that is ready now for data cleansing, statistical analísis and evaluation of the results.
Without the use of digital technology, there is no development of agriculture, it was pointed out today at the first project WiseFarmer workshop organized by the Network of Advisory Services of Southeast Europe-SEASN and the School Bedekovčina, which also hosted the lecture. The lecture was attended by farmers, agricultural advisers, teachers and students from the agricultural sector.
Project staff members travelled to remote areas of the countries to meet individual or small groups of farmers to discuss the main issues related to the use of ICTs, information sources and the local knowledge and experience needed for the good practice of farming.