28th GENERAL MEETING OF EUROPEAN GRASSLAND FEDERATION
EGF2020 virtual conference on 19-21 October 2020
The EGF2020 virtual meeting provided the participants with (1) high-level scientific program and possibility to interact virtually with colleagues, (2) pre-recorded oral presentations and the opportunity for live discussion after each presentation, (3) virtual rooms for poster presentation, (4) virtual mid-conference tours to get acquainted with grassland production in Finland and (5) an electric proceedings book. The program consisted of seven invited keynote presentations and over 40 offered oral presentations. Thank you all for making the event a success!
The Proceedings are available for download on EGF website.
The Posters are available for viewing online until 31 December 2020.
Top 3 posters (results of the best poster award in alphabetical order)
Chagas J., Ramin M. and Krizsan S. (Theme 2):
Methane emissions from dairy cows fed maize- or grass silage-based diets with or without rapeseed oil supplementation
Elouadaf D., Martínez-Fernández A., Soldado A. and Vicente F. (Theme 3):
Effect of protein level in the diet of dairy cows on the slurry composition to be used as fertiliser
Manni K., Lötjönen T. and Huuskonen A. (Theme 1):
Spring triticale as a raw material of whole-crop silage
Results were based on the following evaluation criteria: novelty, visuality, informativity and scientific quality.
News, coming events and links
The 21st EGF Symposium "Sensing - New insights into grassland science and practice" will take place on 17-19 May 2021 online, hosted by the University of Kassel (Germany)
The XIX International Silage Conference 8-12 August 2021, Beijing, China
From grass root level to major sustainability issues – The European grassland scientists meet virtually led by Finland ...read more
Ruohonjuuritasolta suuriin kestävyyskysymyksiin – Euroopan nurmitutkijat kokoontuvat virtuaalisesti Suomen johdolla ...lue lisää
The journal Agronomy has a special issue “Effects of Climate Change on Grassland Biodiversity and Productivity” open for manuscript submissions until 31 December 2020.