Coffee moments this Summer

Normally the coffee moments are set on Thursdays from 10.30-11.30. We will drink coffee and hot agricultural topics will be discussed.  Tomorrow  (May 22th) and next Thursday (May 29th) there will be no coffee moment. Instead we will drink coffee and discuss hot agricultural topics on Wednesday the 28th at 10.30. See you all their! … Read more

August 5-27: Farm Experience Internship

The Farm Experience Internship (FEI) is a course (3 ECTS) created to bring together practice of the farmer and theory of the student, aiming to create bridges between University and farmers. Many educational institutes, in Europe and around the world have developed similar courses, internships or projects, in which students go for a practical experience … Read more

May 20: Suicide among farmers

Probably Dutch farmers commit suicide relatively often. ‘Probably’, because farmers are no separate category in Dutch suicide-statistics. Cultural anthropologist and writer Lizzy van Leeuwen recently published a study on ‘suicide in the countryside’, called ‘De hanenbalken’ (‘The Collar Beams’). In this lecture she builds the case that Dutch farmers commit suicide more often than other … Read more

May 6: Europees verkiezingsdebat: landbouw- en handelsbeleid: TTIP en ATM

  Voor een uitgebreid verslag van de avond lees:  Verslag-EU-verkiezingsdebat-Wageningen   Het EU verkiezingsdebat staat in de Boerderij Vandaag! (zie plaatje hiernaast) Het debat is terug te kijken via you tube Deze avond zullen we samen met kandidaten voor het Europees Parlement en vertegenwoordigers van boeren- en maatschappelijke organisaties een debat houden over het Europese … Read more