BAYWA CEO LUTZ AT # AGRICULTURE FORUM OF THE HALLERTAUER VOLKSBANK
At the Agriculture Forum 2018, Prof. Heinz Bernhardt and his scientific staff from the Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering met Prof. Klaus Josef Lutz, CEO of BayWa AG, on January 12th. Prof. Lutz focused on digitization in agriculture by giving an excellent lecture. Digitization is just one of the challenges which agriculture will face globally in the future.
DOCTOR CEREMONY ANJA GRÄFF
On December 19, 2017, Dr. Anja Gräff successfully completed her doctorate. The entire chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering congratulates her cordially. We want to thank you for the time spent together at the chair and look forward to further cooperation. The festivities with excellent entertainment and varied program, in the sports center of the SV Edelweiss Hohenbachern, will remain in beautiful memory for a long time.
DOCTOR CELEBRATION KORBINIAN NACHTMANN
December 13, 2017 was a very special day for Dr. Ing. Korbinian Nachtmann. The entire chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering congratulates on the passed doctorate and thanks for the time spent together at the chair.
CHRISTMAS STAFF PARTY OF THE CHAIR OF AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
The employees of the Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering visited the brick manufacture Leipfinger Bader in Vaterdorf on November 30, 2017. We would like to thank our former colleague Dr. Ing. Valentin Heizinger cordially for the interesting guided tour in the brick manufacture.
VDI SEMINAR ON JULY 6th 2017
The topic of the VDI seminar on July 6th, 2017 was Agriculture 4.0 - Data Management and Evaluation as the Challenge. The Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering thanks for the great interest.
INTEGRATED DAIRY FARMING - STALL 4.0
The 3rd symposium "Integrated Dairy Farming - Stall 4.0" took place on July 6th, 2017 under the motto Sustainability and Animal Welfare. For the first time the concept of an on-farm energy management system was presented to a wide audience of scientists and businessmen. The basic principles of this research approach are currently being developed by the Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering and the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf (HSWT) in cooperation with Bavarian commercial enterprises. The aim is a technological system optimization of future-oriented dairy cattle sheds in addition to an intelligent grid connection, which also enables a high degree of animal welfare in the stables.
HUMAN TABLE SOCCER ON JULY 5th, 2017
The Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering with the support of ProLehre also participated in the Human Table Soccer Tournament with a team of outstanding players. The tournament is meanwhile a traditional part of the WZW summer festival at the campus in Weihenstephan.
Doctoral Viva SASCHA WÖRZ ON MAY 24th, 2017
The entire Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering congratulates its longtime colleague Dr. Ing. Sascha Wörz to the passed doctoral examination and wishes him all the best.
DLG ARBEITSKREIS TECHNIK PFLANZE
On the 23rd and 24th of May, the DLG Arbeitskreis Technik Pflanze meets at the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan.
LECTURE TOUR TO HOKKAIDO JAPAN FROM JANUARY 30 TO FEBRUARY 5, 2017
During his lecture tour to Japan, Professor Bernhardt gave lectures on the topic of warehousing, joint use of machinery and the idea of the Bavarian Maschinenring.
Host and organizer NARO Hokkaido
From 13 to 16 November 2016 the Eurotier took place in Hanover.The Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering was also represented with a model for automated animal feeding, which provided a great interest to the public.
Steam Plowing on October 11 2016 in Schönbrunn
Nostalgia feelings: At 11th of October there was a scarce event at the "Landmaschinenschule" (School of farm machinery) in Schönbrunn, Landshut, Germany. One of the last still working steam plows was shown in action. Because of high safety regulations just a few machines are still in good condition and allowed to be used. Interested students were able to inform themselfes about the development of plowing. From horse drawn one blade ploughs across the steam ploughs up to modern machinery. Taking part in a contest, the students were able to get a feeling about the power needed to draw a plow through soil.
HANDS-ON SCIENCE: TUM PRESENTS CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS AT THE ZLF 2016
Coinciding with "O'zapft is!" on September 17th, 2016, the Bavarian Zentral-Landwirtschaftsfest (ZLF) opened at the Munich Oktoberfest on the Theresienwiese. The Technical University of Munich (TUM) was represented with its own booth and presented research projects and study opportunities at the TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan.
Excursion to Thuringia
On 9th and 10th May the Junge DLG / Team Weihenstephan with professional supervison by the Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering made an excursion to Thuringia. A cowshed was attended with an circular carousel for efficent milking. A Champagne Producer and a herb and medical plant producer are also visited while the excursion.
Successful Conferral of a Doctorate at the Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering
On April 21, 2016 Dr. Markus Heckmann successfully completed his doctorate at the Chair of Agricultural Systems Engineering with the Rigorosum. While working as a research associate, he wrote a dissertation on the topic
"Comparative analysis of hydraulic and electric axle drives for mobile working machines under consideration of the typical conditions of application ".
The entire chair congratulates Dr. Heckmann cordially, and wishes him all the best for his future life!