Events

Visits as part of the Innovation Network in Agriculture and Rural Areas

On 22 September 2016, the National Research Institute of Animal Production was visited by a group of agricultural advisors, farmers and the entrepreneurs acting in rural areas. This was the first out of four meetings taking place as part of the actions of the Innovation Network in Agriculture and Rural Areas coordinated by the Agricultural Advisory Centre.

The guests were welcomed by the Director Professor Eugeniusz Herbut, who presented the history of the Institute of Animal Production and outlined the areas of scientific activity realized currently in the National Research Institute of Animal Production.

Subsequently, the chairman of the meeting, Eng. Paweł Radomski, Ph.D. gave the floor to Eng. Zenon Choroszy, Ph.D., who in his speech entitled “Methods for evaluation of productive and breeding value of beef cattle” briefly presented the state of breeding beef cattle in Poland as well as IT tools, which serve to evaluate productive and breeding value of beef cattle.

Eng. Anna Arczewska-Włosek, Ph.D. was the next speaker, who presented the research issues of the Department of Feed Science and Nutrition and discussed  the studies conducted on the use of nutritional methods in coccidiosis control of slaughter chickens.

The last point of the visit was the visit to the Institute’s Rudawa Experimental Station – station in Kobylany, where the guests, showed round by Eng. Andrzej Jurkiewicz, Ph.D. saw the dairy cattle farm.

On the 27th of September 2016 the National Research Institute of Animal Production was visited by the next group of guests as part of the Innovation Network in Agriculture and Rural Areas. Deputy Director for Scientific Issues, Professor Robert Eckert presented the history of the Institute, the range of scientific activity and research work conducted in the National Research Institute of Animal Production.

The remaining part of the visit went according to a previously worked out scheme.

The meetings organized as the actions of the Innovation Network in Agriculture and Rural Areas will also be held on the 14th and 25th of October 2016.