This year the “KWS RUS” company launched a course of training lectures for the Timiryazev Academy students-plant breeders. Classes are held weekly. The last speaker was Dietrich Hauer, breeder of the KWS Sugar Beet Department. The topic of the lesson was the selection of sugar beets in Germany.
The speaker shared with the students new directions in breeding, genetics and seed production of high-yielding sugar beet hybrids in Germany. The participants learned the details of the complex processes of creating a new beet varieties and all the subtleties of the breeding process, which takes more than 8 years. The lecture sparked a lively discussion among students, who had many questions for the speaker.
Based on the results of the training, students will be selected for practical training at the experimental station of KWS RUS LLC in the Lipetsk region and at enterprises in Germany. Also, upon completion of the training course, six of the most active and interested students will receive personal scholarships from the KWS company.
The scientific and educational laboratory will create conditions for the specialists training capable of effective professional activity, quick adaptation in modern conditions and possessing the latest banking technologies. The new laboratory will host classes in the field of agricultural economics, banking, as well as research to solve real business problems using artificial intelligence.
The rector expressed his conviction that the scientific and educational laboratory will allow integrating the educational process with real business processes. On behalf of the entire staff of the Timiryazev Academy, Rector Vladimir Trukhachev expressed gratitude to the Joint Stock Company "Rosselkhozbank" and personally to the Chairman of the Bank's Management Board Boris Listov for the fruitful joint work and the opportunity to create such a technological scientific and educational laboratory.
The development of agrarian education and science, the provision of human resources for the agro-industrial complex, the use of digital technologies in the educational process - these and other topical issues were discussed by the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev with the rector of the Russian State Agricultural University named after K.A. Timiryazev, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor Vladimir Trukhachev. The topics of the meeting were also the results of the university's work last year and key tasks for the current one, which was announced by the President of Russian Federation as the Year of Science and Technology.
The main agricultural university of the country opens its doors for high school students, graduates of technical schools and colleges to talk about the professions in demand in the modern agricultural sector. A rich and exciting program awaits the guests.
The event starts on April 17th at 10:00 in the educational building number 29 at 44 Bolshaya Akademicheskaya street, building 4.
To become a participant of the Open House Day, you need to register on the website openday.timacad.ru
Future applicants and their parents will get acquainted with the agricultural, engineering and humanitarian areas of training, with the conditions and procedure for admission to the university, the historical and modern traditions of the Timiryazev Academy.
Festival of student creativity "Spring in Timiryazevka" is on! Concerts of institutes and faculties will begin on March 22 and will last until April 2. Every day, students, graduate students, teachers and staff will meet at exactly 18:00 in the concert hall of the 29th academic building. All concerts will be held in compliance with the rules and regulations aimed at countering the spread of coronavirus infection.
Preparations for the festival are in full swing: rehearsals, sleepless nights, excitement, because this will be one of the first large-scale events of the university after the weakening of the restrictive measures caused by the pandemic. The organizers decided to combine the joy of meeting with the audience and the stage into the main leitmotif of the student holiday - "The Formula of Happiness". Following a good long-term tradition, the Kaluga academy branch of the University will join the festival. All performances programs will be reviewed by an expert jury, after which the winners will be determined, and the best performances will be included in the gala concert. It will take place on April 8th.
The "Spring in Timiryazevka" Festival dates back to the middle of the 20th century. For many decades, the Timiryazev Academy has become a place of attraction for creative youth.