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Our upcoming conferences (see conferences for further details):


Nordic Association of Agricultural Science (NJF), The Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (NKJ) & NordForsk joint webinar:

Nordic-Baltic perspectives on research collaboration in agriculture, climate change and climate challenges

22 April 2024, 13-15 EEST / 12-14 CEST / 10-12 Icelandic time.


Agriculture in Nordic-Baltic region shares common challenges such as short growing season and cold temperatures.  Research collaboration within Nordic-Baltic region plays an important role in providing solutions on how the agricultural sector can respond to these challenges and valorize new opportunities. NJF, NKJ and NordForsk will organize a joint webinar on Nordic-Baltic collaboration in agricultural research. The webinar will highlight the Nordic-Baltic agricultural research and research collaboration as well as introduce an upcoming Nordic-Baltic joint conference on resolving environmental and climate change issues in agriculture that will be organized in Autumn 2024. Further information and registration.


International continuous scientific conference ”Environmental sustainability in a climate change context: challenges and adaptation”

March 26, 2024, 10:00 – 12:00 a.m. Eastern European Time, Online.

The 5th section of the continuous online scientific conference entitled “Advancements in technology and innovation for sustainable and resilient agriculture” will include presentations will be presentations by dr. agr. Livija Zarina, Institute of Agricultural Resources and Economics (AREI), Priekuli Research Centre, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jonas Volungevičius with coauthors, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Vilnius University, and dr. Rita Armonienė, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry. The event is free of charge. To participate, please register via conference website. For further information, please visit the Programme.


Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) workshop

April 25-26, 2024, Helsinki, Finland

The PLF workshop is a two-day seminar with an equal focus on presentation and discussion of ongoing research within the PLF field as well as networking between the participants. The workshop seminar aims at sharing ongoing and future research with each other, with a focus on the discussion of methodology and the problems you encounter. As such, we build a valuable network of  in an informal and inclusive setting.

For further information about abstract submission and the event, please visit event page: Precision Livestock Farming workshop

Past conferences 

Result of the NJF President election referendum in 2022 

Jarkko Niemi was elected as the new president of the NJF for the period 2022-2025.

NJF President election referendum in June 2022

NJF will elect President for the period 2022-2025 in June 2022. The Board of NJF decided on October 27th of 2021 on the process to elect a new President. The NJF board nominated an election committee to proceed with the election process. The election committee has found – with the help of national associations and the President and the Secretary General – three excellent candidates – Jarkko Niemi, Margit Olle and Linas Stabingis – for the NJF President Position. 

More information on the candidates and election.

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