During the 3rd week of May two different student competitions where held in Estonia.
In Tallinn, Landscape Gardening students demonstrated their vocational skills during 18th to 20th of May. Four teams from Estonian vocational schools (Luua Forestry School and Räpina School of Horticulture) and one guest participant team was representing Omnia Education Centre from Finland. During three days student teams had to build a show garden according to the plan, using different kind of materials like stone, wood, plants etc. Constructed show gardens can be viewed in Tallinn during the summer till the end of September.
Teams of Luua Forestry School and Omnia Education Centre gained the same amount of points which ensured the victory. 2nd and 3rd place went to teams from Räpina School of Horticulture.
Competition organisers, Foundation INNOVE and Luua Forestry School thank all the participants and supporters!
In Türi, young farmers showed their skills during one of the biggest flower fair called as Türi Flower Fair on 20th of May. 25 students from Järvamaa Vocational Training Centre, Olustvere School of Service and Rular Economics and Estonian University of Life Sciences demonstrated their skills in ten different competition areas:
- calculation of fertilizer spreading rate
- butter making in jar
- domestic animals and poultry manure knowledge
- determining weight of alive cattle
- tractor accurate race
- field size determined with steps
- the knowledge about historical tools
- weighting of a bag of grain
- planting flowers in a box
- maintaining of milking machine
- agricultural vehicle hooking to the tractor
All tasks had to be perform at a predetermined period of time.
The best young farmer belonged to Järvamaa Vocational Training Centre, second year student Digris Jõemaa whereas 2nd place winner Jessika Kull and 3rd place winner Meelis Lindret were also from Järvamaa Vocational Training Centre.
Competition organisers, Foundation INNOVE, Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs and Järvamaa Vocational Training Centre thank all the participants and supporters!