Workshop on nutrient bookkeeping

​​​​28-29 April 2015, Oldenburg, Germany

The HELCOM Workshop on status of nutrient bookkeeping in the Baltic Sea countries was  organized by the Chamber of Agriculture Lower Saxony and the Federal Environmental Agency in Germany on 28-29 April 2015 in Oldenburg, Germany.

The aim of the workshop was to identify the status of the nutrient bookkeeping and balance calculations in the Baltic Sea countries and to exchange experiences and ideas for the benefit of the work in the countries, including potential development of policy and other possible instruments on nutrient bookkeeping.

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Participants of the workshop. Photo: Chamber of Agriculture Lower Saxony


The conclusions from the workshop can be seen here and the proceedings on the status of nutrient bookkeeping in the Baltic Sea countries can be found here.

The program of the workshop can be seen here and the presentations made at the workshop are listed below.

Presentations:

Efficient nutrient management as a measure to reduce the input to the Baltic Sea
Mr. Dmitry Frank-Kamenetsky
, HELCOM Secretariat

General overview on the purpose and advantages of nutrient bookkeeping for modern farming and environment protection
Mr. Bernhard Osterburg, Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute, Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries, Germany

Nutrient bookkeeping on farms in Denmark
Mr. Rune Ventzel Hansen and Mr. Anders Nemming, The Danish AgriFish Agency, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fishery of Denmark

Nutrient bookkeeping on farms in Estonia
Ms. Livi Rooma, Estonian Agricultural Research Centre

Nutrient bookkeeping on farms in Finland
Ms. Aino Launto-Tiuttu, Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)

Nutrient bookkeeping on farms in Germany
Mr. Maximilian Hofmeier, Julius Kühn-Institute

Nutrient bookkeeping on farms in Latvia
Mr. Aldis Karklins, University of Agriculture of Latvia

Nutrient bookkeeping on farms in Lithuania
Ms. Dijana Ruzgiene, Lithuanian Agricultural Advisory Service

Nutrient bookkeeping on farms in Poland
Ms. Karina Makarewicz, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Ms. Tamara Jadczyszyn, Instiutute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation
Mr. Łukasz Wojcieszak, Department of Water Quality; Institute of Technology and Live Sciences in Falenty

Nutrient bookkeeping on farms in Russia
Mr. Vladislav Minin, NW Research Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Electrification

Nutrient bookkeeping on farms in Sweden
Mr. Rune Hallgren, Federation of Swedish Farmers


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