society of agronomy is a voluntary, independent, non-profit
Society of agronomists and other persons who work or are
trained in agronomy. It was founded on Dec. 24, 1996. In
recent years, the Society has about a hundred members. Bodies
of the Society are the Assembly as the highest body, the
Executive Committee, the Court of Honor, Supervisory Board
and President of the Society. In 2016 for the president of
the Society was re-elected Dr. Rok Mihelič. Executive committee
members are Dr. Peter Dolničar - secretary, Dr. Igor Šantavec – treasurer, and members Dr. Barbara Čeh and Dr. Denis Stajnko.
purpose of the Society is to connect agronomists, protect
their interests, professional rise and establishment of
agronomy as an important applied scientific discipline.
organizes scientific / technical meetings, excursions and
caters for publishing. In 2006, it the Ministry of Higher
Education, Science and Technology granted the status of
the Society as acting in the public interest in research.
second year it organizes a symposium with international
participation, New Challenges in Agronomy (up to year 2010
in Crop Production). It also organizes each year one or
two professional consultations and expert excursion. Such
help new technological solutions implementation in existing
agricultural technologies suitable for Slovenian conditions.
society brings together renowned experts and scientists
in the field of agronomy from different institutions (MAFF,
Biotechnical Faculty, Faculty of Agriculture, Agricultural
Institute of Slovenia, Institute for Hop Research and Brewing
Slovenia, Agriculture and Forestry of Slovenia, Center
Rural Development Jable ...). It is one of the leading
organizers of the transfer of scientific and technical
the wider Slovenian agricultural practice (focus on agriculture
and horticulture) by its participation in the formulation
of new legistation on crop production and wider agro-ecosystem,
education curricula, on professional and scientific consultations,
lectures, field trips, the issuance of periodic and ad
hoc publications, cooperation with related domestic and international
organizations. The Society works in terms of encouraging
scientific research activities, provides an example for
young researchers to successfully integrate the scientific
activity, acting in terms of transferring knowledge into
practice, especially in informing the wider agricultural
public, especially agricultural experts.
the consultations, symposia and field trips organized by
the Society, the members have opportunities for open and
critical discussion about the relevance of the scientific
and technical achievements by practitioners. Such confrontations
are one of the ways that made new sustainable technological
solutions actually used or installed in agricultural practice.
agronomsko društvo / Slovenian society of agronomy
101 Jamnikarjeva Street,