Read about Danish Farmers Abroad's many activities across the association.
The association provides an annual Winter Conference in connection with the General Meeting in January, as well as a Summer Conference in June. Both conferences are located in Denmark having current presentations on political, economic and market-related topics. Conferences are used by many participants to meet with colleagues from other agricultural companies in the management as well as the production area.READ MORe
From 2020, one can participate both physically and virtually in conferences. There is simultaneous translation into English for non-Danish-speaking participants.
PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS AND WEBINARS
During the year, the association offers a number of professional meetings and webinars, which are aimed either at a selected group or at the entire members. Especially in recent years, several webinars are included in the association's offer. Meetings are also held in connection with trade fairs, eg. Eurotier or Agritech, when member groups are gathered.READ MORE
In webinars, communication is typically in English.
The association arranges an annual study trip aimed at the entire members. There is usually really good interest for these trips.READ MORE
In addition, ad hoc professionally oriented study trips are arranged aimed at a narrow part of members, eg. with a focus on Conservation Agriculture or Precision Farming.
COURSES AND TRAINING
The association offers ongoing a number of training sessions and courses targeted at the boards of the agricultural companies or at groups of employees. They are offered either by the association itself or in collaboration with an established course- and training provider - eg. Aarhus University or Aros.COURSESTRAINING
The intention providing these activities is to give the participants from groups of members good opportunities to establish professional and social networks to improving the benefit the learning.
ERFA groups have since the beginning been a core activity among the different activities of the association. The groups are established on different topics and having different aims. The groups are self-governing, but are facilitated by a coordinator from the association. Typically, the groups meet twice a year - typically in shifts at the participants' farms.Read more
Recruitment of employeesread more
The association seeks to promote job opportunities for young Danish farmers at the member companies abroad. Annual presentations are provided for the agricultural students at selected Danish Agricultural Colleges. And 28 farms among the association's members have signed up as interns.
Ad hoc groups
The association organize Ad Hoc groups when there is a need to extract knowledge on a topic of importance to a group of member companies.