12.11.2019

In the October issue of magazine Agrotops Nr. 10 (266) published an article "Causes of Ash dieback", which reflects the real reasons of ash dieback discovered by School in Latvia during the EMPHASIS project (2015-2019).

http://laukos.la.lv/osu-kalsanas-celoni

 

14.10.2019
A sad, mind-boggling message - Guntis Gulbis, a great Man gone forever. Outstanding Agronomist, specialist, plant protection Consultant with Certificate # 1, Wonderful Colleague, Friend and Family Person. One of the founders of the Integretas Audzesanas Skola, the school's Director and partner in the Augu Aizsardzības Serviss. Agronomist and peasant teacher for over 25 years. Discovered and authored many plant protection problems in Latvia and the world. Agrimatco Latvia Foundation layer. An inspirational partner for many agricultural and forestry organizations, businesses and farms. The beloved and respected Gulbitis, also popularly known as Professor Gulbis. A Man with a huge heart, an agronomist to the last atom, a man of outstanding humor and kindness, and an immeasurable skill to share it all, selfless, cheerful and passionate, an inspirer, a traveler, a skier and a rider… he had more hours a day and a year more a day to do what you have done. He knew how to make relationships with everyone so that they would feel special. And give your wisdom so that the other never fooled you, though with Guntis in the erudition no people could contemplate. Thank you! We miss you and miss you, but your ideas will live in us, in farms, will be sown, grow and spread forever…
 
"Outstanding Man,Outstanding Agronomist,Outstanding Biologist.This is a Huge Loss" /breeder Dr.Aldonis Vēriņš,90 years/
 
"Two weeks at Gunti's practice give me more than 3 years at the University of Agriculture" /new agronomist, Mikelis /
 
"In our meetings, Guntis was always optimistic, with 100% attention and interest in the conversation, always with more or less humor in the subtext, for the last few years, the feeling that I met and talked to an old friend, even though we weren't, and above all my memories ... hard o believe, I know there are no words that can help.. "/Martin, 800 ha farm owner/
 
 
 
 
15.07.2019

On July 12, the first potato bloom festival "Kartupeļu ziedonis" took place in Kuldīga together with the foundation “Viegli”. https://fondsviegli.lv/lv/jaunumi/aicinam-uz-koncertu-kartupelu-ziedonis-6

Throughout the day, various activities, educational lectures, stories from growers about potato cultivation, varieties and breeding were available. School representatives  held a lecture  “Knowledge as Capital. The most important plant protection issues in potato cultivation.” At the end of the potato bloom festival, the first open-air concert of the foundation “Viegli” was presented.

 

08.07.2019

One of the biggest and oldest farmers cooperative “VAKS” celebrates 20th anniversary in 4th July. Congratulations to all cooperative members and employees! https://www.lsm.lv/raksts/zinas/latvija/graudkopibas-kooperativs-vaks-atzime-20-jubileju.a324748/

 

14.06.2019

On June 11, after the initiative of The Nature Conservation Agency https://www.daba.gov.lv/public/  the School held a workshop: “Hogweed containment, using integrated pest management methods”

 

30.05.2019

On May 29 in Vaive, the School participated in the well-organized seminar about distribution and containment of invasive plant species  "Invazīvo augu sugu izplatība un ierobežošana". http://www.cesis.lv/lv/sakums/aktualitates/lauki/seminars--invazivo-augu-sugu-izplatiba-un-ierob  and visited demonstration fields where Vaive municipality use also effective IPM control methods developed by School.

https://www.lsm.lv/raksts/zinas/latvija/gada-laika-cesu-novada-pieaugusas-latvanu-parnemtas-teritorijas.a320873/

 

28.05.2019

In the May "Agro Tops" magazine published interview with the chairman of the School Guntis Gulbis "Learn to think and distinguish the causes from the consequences". About integrated and conventional cultivation.

http://laukos.la.lv/jamacas-domat-un-atskirt-celonus-no-sekam

 

20.05.2019

On May 17, in cooperation with the Riga branch of the Latvian Agronomist Association (Ivetu Gūtmani) the Agronomist Association of Estonia (Akadeemiline Põllumajanduse Selts) visited School. Representatives of the School in the meeting presented work in the EMPHASIS project, accentuate the importance of agronomic knowledge and succession in agriculture. After the lecture, visit continued with an excursion to the School Garden, where guests enjoyed the flowers and biodiversity of Latvian plants in the urban environment. https://aps.emu.ee/?GALERII/Reis-Laeti-Vabariiki

 

08.04.2019

                   

19.03.2019

On March 19 in Riga, the School presented to the Agronomy Association  the results of the EMPHASIS project.

http://agronomi.lv/ Thanks for the invitation! 

 

25.02.2019

On February 22, in cooperation with the farmers' cooperative VAKS in Varaklani, a training was held for users of plant protection products.

 

18.02.2019
On 12 February, EMPHASIS partners met in Torino with interested EU institutions, public organizations and user groups to present the project results. Together with other partners http://www.emphasisproject.eu/latest_news_dett.php?id=48 the School presented the achievements of the project and also participated with the posters.
 
From 13th to 14th February, the 6th meeting of the EMPHASIS partners took place in Torino with the participation of the external reviewers. The project review meeting provided an opportunity to evaluate the project achievements in 2015-2019. Representatives of the School in the meeting presented the results of the previous reporting period (37-48 months) and the findings and results for the final EMPHASIS project.
 
 

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