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Some 40 participants from 11 different countries attended a seminar dedicated to the theoretical aspects of co-innovation as ENDURE partners, in collaboration with MTT of Finland, work towards a European workshop on co-innovation being held in Brussels on November 27 and 28.
To all those interested in the practice of co-innovation in the context of Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Are you working on crop protection in practice, with farmers, advisers, and other stakeholders? Are you looking for inspiration on how to deal with the challenges of a more participatory approach? If yes, you may be interested in participating in the European workshop on co-innovation being held on November 27 and 28 in Brussels, writes Frank Wijnands, on behalf of the organising committee.
ENDURE gambled on its Mobility Programme, running from 2007 to 2010, as a key element in strengthening the capacity and competitiveness of crop protection research in Europe as it provided participants with the opportunity for the cross-fertilisation of ideas, experiences and techniques.
An innovative pan-European study on the sustainability of traditional and innovative Integrated Pest Managment (IPM) maize-based cropping systems has recently been completed and selected as the European Journal of Agronomy's 'paper of the month'.
France's INRA/CIRAD IPM network, in conjunction with the key-action MODEL of the INRA's metaprogramme SMACH (Sustainable MAnagement of Crop Health), the European Research Group ENDURE, the European project PURE, and the 'Modelling for Agriculture' Mixed Technology Network, is organising an international workshop on modelling platforms for the sustainable management of crop health. The workshop is being held in Paris on November 29, 2013.
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic researcher to conduct modelling research on specific questions related to plant pathology in grain crops, while France's Agrosyst project is looking for an agronomist to assess the needs of users of a computer information system on cropping systems.
With effect from 1 July 2013 a new pesticide strategy has been implemented in Denmark, writes Janne Hansen. The aim is to reduce the use of pesticides, particularly those that have a high impact on the environment and human health.
The Danish agricultural advisory service’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) website provides knowledge and inspiration to farmers, advisers and agricultural students. Affiliation with ENDURE has proven of great value, writes Janne Hansen.
The New Advisers project will be offering one-day working sessions to advisory services in order to present the new professional tools and resources it has produced over the past two years. It is also staging a workshop in Hungary on September 11 and 12. Aimed at agronomic advisers, trainers, managers of extension services, agricultural researchers and policy makers, the workshop is entitled 'Innovative advice for less pesticide'.
ENDURE is delighted to welcome a new member into its ranks, Scotland's The James Hutton Institute. The Institute was created in April 2011, bringing together the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute and SCRI (Scottish Crop Research Institute), both of which have illustrious histories. Here, Geoff Squire and Nick Birch, of the Institute's Ecological Sciences division, explain the reasons for joining ENDURE.