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PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY 1. March

Healthy food – moderator Marko Kass

09.00-10.00

Registration, welcome coffee

10.00-10.05

Opening remarks (rector of Estonian University of Life Sciences Mait Klaassen)

10.05-10.30

Estonian agricultural and food production opportunities (Toomas Kevvai, Ministry of Rural Affairs)

10.30-11.00

The Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences – today and tomorrow (Toomas Tiirats, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

11.00-11.30

Neuromarketing in the food industry? (Andres Kuusik, Tartu University)

11.30-12.00

Cheese - every milk´s dream!  (Erika Pääbus, Andre Farm)

12.00-13.00

LUNCH

13.00-13.20

Introduction of poster presentations - moderator

Healthy food – moderator Katrin Laikoja

13.20-13.50

Nutrition advice and therapy development in Estonia (Siret Saarsalu, Nutrilligent OÜ)

13.50-14.20

Estonian folk´s food preferences (Eha Nurk, TAI)

14.20-14.50

Small scale producer´s experience (Anu Zinovjev, Convi Food Sweets)

14.50-15.10

COFFEE BREAK

15.10-15.30

Food supplements (Tõnu Püssa, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

15.30-15.50

Nitrates and nitrites in meat products (Terje Elias, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

15.50-16.10

Healthy food (Mati Roasto, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

16.10-16.30

Quality of salted and unsalted butter at various storage modes (Ivi Jõudu, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

16.30-16.50

Thermotolerant bacteria in milk and milk products (Priit Elias, Healthy Milk Biotechnologies Development Center)

16.50-17.10

Physical hazards in food and their prevention (Katrin Laikoja, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

17.10-17.20

CONCLUDING REMARKS

19.00

Dinner at the restaurant Rabarber (Karl Ernst von Baeri street 6, Tartu)

 

THURSDAY 2. March

Healthy animal – moderator Marko Kass

09.00-09.30

Registration, welcome coffee

09.30-10.00

Developments in the sector (Tiina Saron, The Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce)

10.00-10.30

Herd Management during the period of low milk prices (Sven Tammoja, Väätsa Agro OÜ)

10.30-11.00

Automated assessment of nutritional status of dairy cows (Meelis Müil, DeLaval AS)

11.00-11.30

The interaction of feeding and breeding (Olav Kärt, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

11.30-12.00

Overview of the situation of fur farming (Peep Piirsalu, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

12.00-12.10

Introduction of poster presentations - moderator

12.10-13.00

LUNCH

Healthy animal – moderator Piret Kalmus

13.00-13.30

Dairy cow´s endometritis cytodiagnostics. Cytological endometritis risk factors and the effect on conception. (Merle Valdmann, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

13.30-14.00

Mycoplasma bovis udder infection in the herd, the impact on a udder health, milk production and milk composition (Anri Timonen, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

14.00-14.30

Beef cattle health (Alar Onoper, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

14.30-15.00

Crayfish stocks and threateningfuture factors in Estonia - the plague of cancer and invasive alien species (Katrin Kaldre, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

15.00-15.30

COFFEE BREAK 

15.30-16.00

Introduction of the project Data Driven Decisions for Dairy Farmers (David Arney, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

16.00-16.30

Development of African swine fever (Arvo Viltrop, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

16.30-17.00

Methane on cows – a threat or an opportunity  (Marko Kass, Estonian University of Life Sciences)

 

CLOSING REMARKS