AVISO: IGP series of webinars on the "Innovation Deal"

The Plant Protection Industry Group discusses the opportunities and perspectives of a future-oriented agriculture with experts

Vienna (OTS) - The Plant Protection Industry Group has successfully introduced the “Innovation Deal” into the agricultural discourse. This should show the opportunities of research and development, digitization and technology for agriculture and define measures that contribute to the achievement of the goals of the Green Deal. Journalist Timo Küntzle will discuss these topics with renowned experts in six IGP webinars for one hour each. Together they talk about the numerous measures that contribute to a productive and at the same time sustainable - i.e. future-oriented - agriculture. The focus is on the future tasks of agriculture, which tools it needs and how these can be integrated into production. In the webinars, current research fields, impulses against structural change and the role of European agriculture for global food production and supply are discussed.

The first three webinars at a glance:

1: Quo vadis, Agriculture: Tasks for Agriculture in 2030
April 21, 16:00 p.m.
Ferdinand Lembacher (LK Austria)
Johannes Mayr (KeyQUEST Market Research GmbH)

2: More than just a drone: Innovations for the agricultural sector of the future
April 29, 16:30 p.m.
Christoph Metzker (RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria)
Heinrich Prankl (Innovation Farm, HBLFA Francisco Josephinum)

3: Research & Development: Tools for tomorrow's agriculture
May 6, 17:00 a.m.
Andreas von Tiedemann (University of Göttingen)
Willy Rüegg (Syngenta)
Jochen Kantelhardt (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences)

To participate in the webinars, you must register by email at igp@khpartner.at necessary. You will automatically receive a dial-in link for all webinars. Participation is free.

The webinars can then be held on the IGP YouTube channel be looked up.

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The Plant Protection Industry Group (IGP) is the interest group of companies producing plant protection products in Austria. Its core task is to provide open and factual information on all aspects of plant protection. The Plant Protection Industry Group is available as a discussion partner for politics, administration and environmental organizations. The 14 members of the Plant Protection Industry Group are the most important producers and traders of plant protection products in Austria. They employ almost 500 people and generate around 100 million euros in sales per year.

Inquiries & contact:

Kapp Hebein Partner GmbH
Press IndustrieGruppe Plant Protection
E-Mail: igpflanzenschutz@fcio.at
Tel .: + 43 660 5068451