NEW AG INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY - BACKGROUND

Agribusinesses must navigate an increasingly complex environment. But rapid changes can create new possibilities for companies that recognise opportunities, innovate, and evolve strategies quickly.
This programme provides a broad picture of the interaction taking place between High Tech Agricultural sectors and shows how Traditional Agricultural practices are changing.
New Ag International is deeply involved as the emerging industry aggregator and leading knowledge disseminator in 6 SECTORS:

  • Plant Nutrition
  • Biostimulants
  • Biological Plant Protection
  • Irrigation/Fertigation
  • Greenhouse Cropping
  • Precision Agriculture

Based on our 15 years’ experience, expertise and vast network of contacts, including: academia, industry, policy makers and consultants, across all circles in these sectors, we have designed a 10-day programme to enhance decision makers in contributing to the value creation of their respective enterprises.

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THE PROGRAMME


During 10 working days (with a weekend in the middle to relax and network with other participants) across 3 European countries, the programme highlights agronomical dimension and market dynamics (Size, main players, leading products and services, driving regulations...).

Participants will arrive on Sunday evening and transfer to the hotel that will serve as meeting point. The programme will start on Monday morning and finish on Friday midday the week following.

  • MODULE 1: Biocontrol and
    Greenhouse cropping – Netherlands
    2.5 days
    (Monday /Tuesday/Wednesday morning)
  • MODULE 2: Biostimulants and
    specialty plant nutrition – Italy
    2.5 days
    (Thursday/Friday/ Monday morning morning)
  • MODULE 3: Irrigation/Fertigation
    Spain
    1 day
    (Tuesday/Wednesday)
  • MODULE 4: Precision 
    Agriculture – Spain
    1 day
    (Wednesday)
  • MODULE 5: Business case and
    conclusions – Spain
    1.5 days
    (Thursday/Friday morning)

 

 

LIST OF TEACHERS


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    Edward Silva Executive Director,
    Thought For Food (USA)
    Founder, Henlight LLC (USA)
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    Eric Seban Head of Marketing and
    Projects - Ag Division,
    InVivo Group (France)
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    William Dunham Consultant, DunhamTrimmer LLC
    (USA)
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    Dr Jürgen Kohl Senior Scientist, Plant Pathology
    Wageningen University & Research
    (Netherlands)
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    Peter Maes Global Marketing Director,
    Koppert Biological Systems
    (Netherlands)
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    Dr. J.C. Bakker Manager Business Unit,
    Greenhouse Technology,
    Wageningen University
    & Research (Netherlands)
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    Dr Silke Hemming Head of Research, Greenhouse
    Technology Wageningen
    University (Netherlands)
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    Dr Cecilia Stanghellini Senior Scientist & Professor,
    Greenhouse Technology, Wageningen
    University (Netherlands)
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    Patrick Brown Professor of Plant Sciences,
    University of California Davis (USA)
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    Karl-Georg Mielke Consultant,
    KarlMielke Consulting
    (Netherlands)
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    Pierdomenico Perata Rector & Professor of Plant
    Physiology,
    Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa,
    (Italy)
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    Kristen Sukalac Consulting Partner,
    Prospero & Partners
    (Belgium)
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    Nir Aloni Senior Agronomist,
    Expert for Soil and Water
    TAHAL Group (Israel)
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    Dr José A. Martinez- Casasnovas Professor, Department of
    Environment and Soil Science
    Research Group in Agro ICT &
    Precision Agriculture, University of
    Lleida/Agrotecnio Center (Spain)
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    Dr Alexandre Escolà eqv. Associate Professor, Department of
    Agricultural and Forest Engineering,
    Research Group in Agro ICT & Precision
    Agriculture, University of Lleida/
    Agrotecnio Center (Spain)
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    Dr Francisco Garcia-Ruiz, Business Development and Precision
    Agriculture Consultant (Spain)
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    Matija Zulj Founder & CEO at Agrivi
    (Croatia)

 

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