Organic farming – a growing trend
Jul 23rd 2018

Organic farming – a growing trend in Denmark   Organic production is increasing globally. Denmark is the main driver behind this development. Danish consumers consume more organic produce than any other Europeans, and 33% of the Danish dairy consumption is organic. Almost 7% of Danish farmland is cultivated organically.   Source: Facts and figures about […]

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Jul 21st 2018

Several Danish agricultural colleges offer “Farmer Camps” for youngsters in the age 12-17 during the summer holiday. Here kids are shown what agriculture is (also) about – and hopefully, some will return as students. Farmer camps include various activities related to the profession and life of farmers. It’s mainly hands-on experience, but with a “twist” […]

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Organic pig farming in Denmark
Jul 18th 2018

Organic pig farming in Denmark is developing very fast and attracting many of our farming students. The Danish national organic rules require that the sows and piglets are reared on pasture before weaning- as the difference from many European countries. It makes sense but gives also some challenges 😉 Read more about this type of […]

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Study agriculture in Denmark
Jul 16th 2018

You could read yesterday about the Danish educational system in agriculture, today we would also like to tell you about foreign students coming to take all or part of their farming education in Denmark. Several agricultural schools in Denmark teach in English for students from all over Europe and also the world for different purposes: […]

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Farmers education in Denmark
Jul 15th 2018

Farmers education in Denmark? – A delicious sandwich! Green VET (agriculture, horticulture, forestry) in Denmark builds on a long tradition for mixing school periods with a considerable amount of work-based learning. A farmer student will enroll in the age of 16-17. It takes two years to graduate as “Farmer assistant”. However, most students continue to […]

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Valuable outcomes during the final LOASA project meeting
Jul 13th 2018

The impact is showing, wish for sustainability From June 12-16 the LOASA partners held their final transnational project meeting in Kokemäki, Finland. It was well hosted by SASKY College. The main outcomes of the meeting are as follows. We’ve worked on the recommendations for adjustments and optimization of the learning units and assessments, based on […]

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Vegetables in the Danish language
Jul 12th 2018

Do you also use such expressions in your own language? 🙂   Source:

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Dancing Cow Day
Jul 10th 2018

Dancing Cow Day – how to get a 5th of the Danish population on farms in one day!? It’s amazing how happy cows are when they are put on grass for the first time in spring after a long winter in the stables. Dancing Cow Day or Organic Cow Day has become very popular in […]

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It was not possible…
Jul 9th 2018

It was not possible but they didn’t know it. . .  So, they did it. /Jean-Luc Ravat, May 1992/   EUROPEA, an international non-profit organisation which links the national EUROPEA organisations of the European Union. EUROPEA is also an open network for schools and colleges in the member states of the European Union joined in the one […]

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Time for The National Show in Denmark

Time for The National Show in Denmark. 4 days of competition, fun, friends and family – all having an interest in agriculture. Family and friends from all over Europe – having breakfast in the stable. The language is Danish, German, English, but sign language and smile always works.

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Did you know…?
Jul 7th 2018

Did you know that: even being a tiny country appr. 300 km from west to east and 400 from south to north, the country has more than 8000 km of coastline (More coastline than South Africa) !! everybody staying in Denmark have less than 50 km to travel, to go to the seaside. 11 million […]

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Jul 6th 2018

Denmark has a temperate climate with plenty of rain, a flat landscape and fertile soils. These are ideal conditions for agriculture. 61% of Denmark’s total area is cultivated. The farms are large, with an average size of 70 ha. However, more than 20% of the farms exceed 100 ha of land. Many farms produce crops, […]

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