The Programme

The final programme of the Conference is available for your download in the document below.

Thursday, 22. September 2022 expand

09:00 - 11:00 Opening, Plenary session Hall: DJH
Chair: Emil Erjavec
Opening Addresses
Jutta Roosen, joint with Larissa S Drescher and Stephan Marette Towards sustainability – Questions about the role of labels, scores and informative apps for signalling the sustainability of food
Krijn J. Poppe Sustainable Food Systems and the Role of the Agricultural Economist in Policy Design
11:30 - 13:00 Parallel sessions I  
Parallel session 1: Agricultural policy Hall: Ž-1
Chair: Christoph Grohsebner
Novak A., Juvančič L., and Šumrada T. Evaluation framework for the CAP's agri-environmental knowledge transfer measures
Martinovska Stojcheska A., Kotevska A., Janeska Stamenkovska I., and Dimitrievski D How does North Macedonia's agricultural policy support adhere to the EU CAP?
Jost E., Schönhart M., Sinabell F., and Schmid E. Knowledge deficits and challenges for climate action in Austrian agriculture: The Key Policy Questions
Bele S., and Travnikar T. Slovenian agri-food trade with Ukraine and Russia
Parallel Session 2: Agricultural production and farm management I Hall: Ž-2
Chair: Martin Pavlovič
Zorn A., and Clémence S. Assessment of alternative plant protection measures by farmers
Pröll S., Salhofer K., and Eder A. Evaluating the relation between crop diversity and productivity of Austrian crop farms
Kropf B., Schmid E., and Mitter, H. Exploring farmers’ reasons for drought adaptation
Michels M., Bonke V., and Musshoff O. Factors influencing young farmers' intention to adopt organic farming
Parallel Session 3: Consumer behavior Hall: Ž-3
Chair: Heidi Leonhardt
Schurr L., and Wirsig A. Awareness of Geographical Indications in Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Di Guida N., Schipmann-Schwarze C., and Christoph-Schulz I. Communication needs of consumers regarding trust in organic food
Hellstern L. and Gebhardt B. Motives and Information-based Clustering of German Plant-based Meat Consumers
Mehlhose C. and Profeta A. Less healthy foods for the poor! - Russia-Ukraine War and its aftermath on vulnerable households groups in Germany
Thematic Workshop 1: Hall: DJH
Chair: Martin Nose
Marco Horn, Peter Krištof, Damjan Jerič, Martin Nose Better together! Study groups as an efficient method for professional training
14:30 - 16:00 Parallel sessions II  
Parallel session 4: Regional development and value chains Hall: Ž-1
Chair: Ilona Rac
Beck V., Efken J., and Margarian A. Adaptation strategies of stakeholders in a region with concentrated livestock production during accelerated structural change
Sponagel C., Feuerbacher A. and Bahrs E. Agrivoltaics in regional planning – an integrated assessment framework
Dax T., Juvancic L., Rac I., Novak A., Erjavec E., Gaupp-Berghausen M., Münch A., Schuh B., Badouix M., Schroll K., and Machold I. Assessing diversity and changes of European farming structure
MacKinnon D. E. and Pavlovič M. The Impact of IP on Agricultural Markets – Case Study in the Hop Industry
Parallel session 5: Agricultural production and farm management II Hall: Ž-2
Chair: Stefan Kirchweger
Žgajnar J. and Kavčič S. Farm model and analysis at aggregate level, case of beef sector in Slovenia
Falkner K., Mitter H., and Schmid E. Modelling crop management adaptation to scenarios of declining precipitation sums in Upper Austria
Wittmann F. and Eder M. Nutrient import at the farm level within an urban-regional context of Eastern Austria
Clémence S., Masson S., and Zorn A. Project PestiRed: reducing pesticide use while maintaining profitability
Parallel session 6: Marketing and consumer attitudes Hall: Ž-3
Chair: Andrej Udovč
Christoph-Schulz I. and Banse, M. Are most Germans already vegetarians?
Stampa E. and Zander K. Consumers' views on virtual fencing and insights on a multi-level biodiversity labeling scheme for pasture-raised beef
Lehmann C. and Christoph-Schulz I. Does the origin matter? Results from a cross-national study with poultry meat consumers
Falkenberg C., Thürr A., and Pöchtrager S. Purchasing behaviour and motives of consumers of zero-waste shops in Vienna by means-end-chain analysis
Thematic Workshop 2 Hall: DJH
Chair: Franz Sinabell
Schönhart M., Jost E., Schmid E., Erjavec, E. and Sinabell F. Effective strategies for science-policy knowledge transfer to support climate action in the European agri-food system
16:15 - 17:45 Parallel sessions III  
Parallel session 7: Rural social research Hall: Ž-1
Chair: Theresia Oedl-Wieser
Machold I., Bauchinger L., and Dax T. Integration pathways of forced migrants in rural settings. Access to resources and agency
Mehlhose C. and Profeta A. Sustainability in Times of Crisis: Consumer Perceptions on Sustainability Aspects and Resilience of Food Production Systems in Germany during the Russia-Ukraine War
Rudolf J. and Udovč A. The role of Local Action Groups in identifying rural conflicts in Slovenia
Simonovska A., Tuna E., and Gjoshevski D. The State of Development of the Agriculture Knowledge and Innovation System in North Macedonia
Parallel session 8: Land management Hall: Ž-2
Chair: Tomaž Cunder
Gatterer M., Leonhardt H., Morawetz U., and Salhofer K. Inheritance tradition and farm land fragmentation: evidence from Austria
Kirchweger S., Niedermayr A., Wittmann F., Politor H., Klinglmayr K., and Kantelhardt J. Land management paths for alpine pastures and mountain meadows in the Eisenwurzen region
Eder A. and Salhofer K. Land use fragmentation and technical efficiency of Austrian crop farms
Leonhardt H., Lakes T., Hüttel S., Wesemeyer M. and Wolff S. Using the Integrated Administration and Control System's plot-level data: A proposed scoping review and pilot analysis
Parallel session 9: Agri-food business Hall: Ž-3
Chair: Josef Hambrusch
Hambrusch J., Bauchinger L., Eller L., Pfusterschmid S., Plankensteiner T., Stelzer C., Tamme O., and Tribl C. Fruit and vegetable producer organizations in Austria from an evaluator's perspective
Pogorevc T., Rac I., Korošec M., and Osojnik Črnivec I. G., Identifying key causes of food waste generation in the Slovenian food supply chain
Rac I., Poklar Ulrih N., and Osojnik Črnivec I.G. Understanding the motivations of individuals and organizations to prevent food waste
Risius A. and Laves K. Tipping points in measuring organic trust? Just another food choice experiment?

Friday, 23. September 2022 expand

08:30 - 10:00 Parallel sessions IV  
Parallel session 10: Ecosystem services and biodiversity Hall: Ž-1
Chair: Tanja Travnikar
Rac I., Japelj A., Vurunić S., and Šmid Hribar M. Ecosystem services of protected areas in Slovenia
Scherfranz V., Moon K., Kantelhardt J., and Schaller L. Farmers' perceptions of agro-food system actors in biodiversity-related decision-making
Jan P., Zimmert F., and Dux D. Farm-level land use strategies in terms of agricultural production and biodiversity conservation in Switzerland
Karner K., Danzinger F., Wrbka T., and Schönhart M. Participatory scenario modelling of ecosystem services and biodiversity in the Wienerwald region
Parallel Session 11: Animal husbandry and welfare I Hall: Ž-2
Chair: Andreas Niedermayr
Niedermayr A., L. Schaller L., and Kantelhardt J. Economic and environmental performance of ecological dairy farming systems in Austria
Bergschmidt A. and Schwarze S. Evaluation of animal welfare outcomes of RDP-Measures for Dairy Cows
Hoop D. In practice, cow longevity hardly pays off
Schütz A., Mehlhose C., and Busch G. Making animal welfare labelling more transparent - The potential of using virtual reality glasses
Parallel Session 12: Digitization Hall: Ž-3
Chair: Maja Kožar
Thur M., Wassermann T., Doppler H., and Pöchtrager S. Blockchain technology for sustainable out-of-home consumption: Prospects and barriers
Pfaff S. and Paulus M. How digitally competent do German farmers think they are?
Michels M., Wever H. and Musshoff O. On the Use of Smartphones, Tablets and Drones in German Forestry
Paulus M., Knierim A., and Pfaff S. Preparing for the digital agriculture era – why should we and who should we educate?
Thematic Workshop 3: Hall: DJH
Chair: Hannah Politor
Politor H., Klinglmayr, K., Kirchweger, S., Rac I., Šumrada, T. Participatory research for resilient rural development in Central European regions: Walking in the shoes of strangers
10:30 - 12:00 Parallel sessions V  
Parallel session 13: Climate change Hall: Ž-1
Chair: Martin Schönhart
Zeilinger J., Niedermayr A., and Kantelhard J. Farm-level adaptation to climate change
Eckart L., Kantelhardt J., and Schaller L. Peat soils from the farmers' perspective: integration, importance and implications in the context of climate change
Brečko J. and Žgajnar J. Technology change and impact on GHG emissions on a dairy farm, farm level modelling approach
Parallel Session 14: Animal husbandry and welfare II Hall: Ž-2
Chair: Jaka Žgajnar
Schmid D. Profitability of Swiss dairy farms with different milking systems
Eitelberg L., Klink-Lehmann J., and Uehleke R. The effect of husbandry system information on consumer willingness to pay for dairy products from cow-calf-contact systems
Kühl S. and Busch G. Transformation towards animal welfare improved livestock farming – Consumer attitudes and financing approaches
Faletar I., Mergenthaler M., and Christoph-Schulz, I. What do Farmers and Consumers want from the German Food Retail Sector in terms of its role in the Value Chain
Parallel Session 15: Environmental/climate protection, risk Hall: Ž-3
Chair: Michael Eder
Köhler S., Kasparek-Koschatko V., and Pöchtrager S. Concepts of food wholesalers to avoid food waste in the course of the Covid-19 crisis - a survey by means of qualitative interviews with experts
Schmidt L., Filler G., and Odening M. Effectiveness of Multi-Peril Crop Insurances in Saxony (Germany)
Kožar M., Bele S., Bedrač M., and Cunder T. Farm-level indicators for the evaluation of sustainable agriculture in Slovenia
Witte F., Sponagel C., and Bahrs E. Potentials to reduce pesticides with an ECO-Scheme – the case of Baden-Württemberg
Thematic Workshop 4: Hall: DJH
Chair: Doris Pick
Doris Pick Think Tank Organic Research: Socioeconomic Research Gaps to further improve organic farming with regard to societal and environmental changes
12:30 - 21:00 Field trip to Vipava Valley  
Final programme  
12.30 Bus departure to Vipava valley
14:00 Vipava: Visit of the Town Square, presentation of the region's challenges and achievements in agriculture and rural development (LAG Vipavska dolina)
16:00 Vitovlje: Visit of the of tourist farm Malovščevo; tour of the farm, dinner and wine tasting
21:00 Arrival back to Ljubljana