Open Day

at the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences

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April 30th 2017, 10 am - 5 pm at the campus Steinstraße, Witzenhausen

On Sunday, April 30, the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences at the University of Kassel invites its visitors to explore the latest research in a close and playful way at the open day. The University of Kassel is presenting itself on the campus Steinstraße in and around the old monastery building with the traditional plant market and a wide range of activities related to organic agriculture. Activities and information, music, games and culinary delights invite young and old to join in and linger. There are 16 sections of the faculty, the tropical greenhouse, student initiatives, the ethnographic museum, residents and guests, who present themselves.

Informational talks for people interested in a study programme are offered from 11 am to 5 pm inside the lecture hall building Steinstraße, H13. At 11 am the presentation of the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences will start with current activities. Interested guests are very welcome. Campus tours and discussions with students from various semesters of the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree offer interested visitors an insight into the offers and opportunities of studying in Witzenhausen.

Programme

Activity

Time

Place

Map

Activities of faculty

Evaluation of wheat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 am - 5 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monastery building

1A

Participatory activities around soil

1B

Soil biology

1C

Analysis of soil samples*

1D

Video demonstration: Agriculture in India

1E

Milking the demonstration cow

1F

Agriculture 4.0 – modern dairy farming

1G

Livestock-quiz

1H

Beneficial organisms in action – work with a microscope

1I

Test your taste

1K

Eco-Rallye for all ages „Crack the eco-code!“

2A

Information on agricultural policy

2B

and rural areas

2C

Open laboratory

10 am -5 pm

Lecture hall and laboratory building

4A

Eye Tracking - what am I looking at?

4B

Exhibition of Wallachian sheep

10 am -5 pm

Outdoor area

6

Methane measurement on sheep

11 am and 2 pm

Information around the faculty and organic agriculture

Guided tour in the tropical greenhouse

All day, upon need

Tropical Greenhouse

8

Infocafe–Associations, projects and the faculty introduce themselves

10 am -5 pm

Courtyard of monastery building

5 A+C

Creative market of students

5D

Study information day

11 am -3 pm

Lecture hall building

4C

room H 13

Ethnographic collection

10 am -5 pm

Ethnographic museum

9

Culinary delights and entertainment

Culinary delights from all over the world

10 am -5 pm

Forecourt of the main building

3A

Music

3C

Children‘s program

10 am -5 pm

and Courtyard of monastery building

3B+5B

Coffee and cake

5A

 *We analyze soil samples from your garden. The samples ought to be collected from evenly distributed spots in your beds. Sampling depth is 0-30 cm (0-1 ft) and the sample is to be thoroughly mixed. It is sufficient to bring approx. 100g of that mixed sample. You can also get analyses from different beds.

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