932326 Alpine farming


Type
Lecture
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Bergler, Franz
Organisation
Division of Livestock Sciences (NUWI)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

* Relevance of mountainous and high altitude pasture farming in Alpine regions
* Functions of high altitude Alpine pasture farming
* Legal basis – comparisons of regulations regarding high altitude pasture farming in Austria with regulations in other countries
* Alpine pasture management and maintenance measures on Alpine pastures
* Infrastructure on a high altitude Alpine farm
* Demands on personnel
* Animal husbandry
* Production and processing of milk
* Applicable authorities and institutions

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

* Students will understand the connections between mountainous and high altitude pasture farming
* Recognize developments in high altitude Alpine pasture farming and be able to reflect critically on trends in mountainous regions
* Recognize the interdependency of functions in modern, sustainable high altitude Alpine pasture farming which is adapted to local conditions
* Understand the interconnections between high altitude Alpine farming and agriculture, forestry, environmental protection, avalanche prevention measures, tourism, hunting, and the energy industry
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.