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What makes teenagers decide to be pig farmers?
Feb 22nd 2020

Two teenagers two students from Easton College (UK) have achieved their ambition of becoming pig farmers. It’s hoped that this could inspire more young woman to bring their skills into the industry.   Read the article HERE.   Source: Eastern Daily Press. https://www.edp24.co.uk/business/farming/tulip-apprenticeship-levy-funds-new-recruits-at-norfolk-free-range-pig-farm-1-6510097 Featured photo: https://pixabay.com/photos/animal-farm-farm-animal-farmer-1867180/

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GA in Denmark
Feb 21st 2020

News from Denmark EUROPEA-Denmark had a successful General Assembly on Thursday 6 February. Three members of the board were re-elected and financial report 2019 and a new budget 2020 approved. Chairman of EUROPEA-Denmark will continue (Anders H. Nielsen, ahn@bygholm.dk) and same will national coordinator (Karolina Sikala, ksi@ju.dk). In the annual report you will see that […]

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Housekeeping with modern technologies
Feb 18th 2020

A class of future housekeeping managers from EUROPEA-school Fachschulzentrum Freiberg-Zug went for a practical technology seminar to Bavaria. During the seminar they got an overview of the most modern technical equipment from all departments of housekeeping, e.g. fridges and freezers, laundry care, washing machines, floor care and cooking/catering. They could try out the devices, collected […]

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What a beautiful wine!
Feb 17th 2020

Wine News from EUROPEA-Portugal The 2017 red wine of EPDRA – Escola Profissional de Desenvolvimento Rural de Abrantes – just got an excellent review from a top Portuguese wine magazine. Translated review: “An aroma with lots of fruit and some phenolic notes, spices, wood and some character. In the mouth, it has beautiful and tasty […]

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In Memory of Giuseppe Murolo
Feb 15th 2020

In memory of Giuseppe Murolo (IT) 12th April last year, a day of reflection on agricultural education in Italy was held in Locorotondo (BA), in memory of Giuseppe Murolo, past president of EUROPEA-Italia. Many political and technical personalities intervened, but above all there were many people who knew and worked with Giuseppe during his 65 […]

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30th anniversary of the network of European wine schools
Feb 13th 2020

Bienvenue en France! “Tomorrow, vine and wine” – “Demain, la vigne et le vin” Burgundy and Beaujolais – the places to be to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the network of European wine schools. When? 21 – 24 April 2020 Where? Davayé and Belleville en Beaujolais Winenetwork2020_invitation_ Winenetwork2020_PROGRAM Winenetwork2929_Registration form Two people from each school […]

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The Social Life of Cows
Feb 12th 2020

The social life of cows: a bellow for every emotion Cows have an intense social life and seem far from stupid. These are the conclusions of an interesting work that appeared a few days ago in the journal Nature Scientific Reports (link to the article: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-54968-4#Sec6), as part of the thesis of doctorate of biologist […]

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Executive Committee to Alicante, ES!
Feb 11th 2020

Preparatory Meeting in Alicante 29th January 2020, Alicante, Spain   The members of Executive Committee of EUROPEA-International together with two representatives of EUROPEA-Spain held a meeting in Alicante (ES) in order to prepare the next Seminar and General Assembly scheduled for the period of 18 -22 of May 2020 in Murcia (ES). The participants were […]

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Interesting and funny facts about Italy
Feb 7th 2020

#1 The national flag is green, white and red The colours of the Italian flag represent hope (green), faith (white) and charity (red). Another interesting fact: the flag was inspired by the French flag of similar design. #2 The Italian wolf is Italy’s national animal The animal plays a huge role in Italian culture; according to […]

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Welcome to ITALY!
Feb 6th 2020

Welcome to the month of Italy 🙂 Check this calendar below with very many interesting Agricultural Fair Events taking place in the country of February 2020 !! Click HERE 🙂 Acknowledgements: many thanks to EUROPEA-Italy and Maurizio (IT) 🙂

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EU Green Week Partner Events
Feb 5th 2020

Who will host an EU Green Week Partner Event? Call for proposals is out now. EU Green Week is the biggest annual event on the European environment policy calendar. EU Green Week 2020 will focus on nature and biodiversity. EU Green Week 2020 will take place from 1 to 5 June 2020. An EU Green Week […]

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Cheese!
Feb 2nd 2020

Students make unique Rotterdam cheese Students from Wellant mbo Rotterdam have made a unique cheese: the first 100% Rotterdam cheese! They made the cheese at their school in Rotterdam out of the milk from the cows of Floating Farm, the floating farm in the Merwehaven in Rotterdam. Simin Latifi, dairy expert at the Floating Farm, […]

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