Scientific practical conference

„Agriculture in changing climate”

27. November 2019

Main Building of Estonian University of Life Sciences (Kreutzwaldi 1A, Tartu)


     10.00 -10.30 Registration, welcoming coffee

     10.30  Opening   

                Mait Klaassen, Rector of Estonian University of Life Sciences

     10.40  Agriculture in globally changing climate

                 Ülo Niinemets, EMU

     11.10  Climate change adaptation in Nordic agriculture

                 Janina Käyhkö, Helsinki University, Finland

     11.40  Impact of climate change on agriculture and expansion of vectors and vector-borne diseases in Baltic countries

                 Algimantas Paulauskas, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

     12.15  Lunch

     13.00  Animal husbandry and climate change

                 Ragnar Leming, EMU

     13.30  Climate effect on insect ecological stoichiometry

                 Indrikis Krams, Daugavpils University, Latvia

     14.00  Coffee break

     14.15  Smart Crop Protection

                 Sigmar Suu and Evelin Hillep, Ministry of Rural affairs

     14.45  An insurance association as a new opportunity

                 Tarmo Lääne, Insurance Association

     15.15  Climate effects on agricultural producers and appliccable adaptation measures

                 Roosi Soosaar, MTÜ Põllukultuuride Klaster

     15.45 -16.15 Discussion, summary


Attendance is free of charge but registration is required. Please follow the link to the Registration Form.


Supported by:

"Teadmussiirde pikaajaline programm taimekasvatuse tegevusvaldkonnas" 

LIFE programme project 8V160156VLVS