International Summer School 

ICT in PRECISON AGRICULTURE – IPA.UM.SI 

University of Maribor, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences 

3rd September – 15th September 2023 

Summer
school: “ICT in Precision
Agriculture – IPA.UM.SI”

Organizer:
University of Maribor, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

 

 

Location

Activity

Topic

Institution/ Person

3. 9. 2023

Sunday

Students Arrival

4. 9. 2023

Monday

8:30 – 9:00

Pivola 10

Participants´ registration

 

UM FALS / Tutor for
international students, IRO 

9:00 – 9:30

Opening ceremony

 

UM FALS / Dean, prof. dr.
Branko Kramberger, moderating Katja Težak, lector 

9:30 – 10:15

Motivation lectures

Welcome

UM FALS / Jurij Rakun, PhD

10:15 – 12:00

Introduction lectures

Research work at the
department

UM FALS /
 Jurij
Rakun, PhD

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

 

 

13:00-13:30

Presentation of the
faculty

 

UM FALS / Urška Lisec, MSc

13:30-14:00

Guided tour of the Hompoš castle

 

UM FALS / Urška Lisec, MSc

14:00 –

Maribor

Botanical Garden / Maribor
city tour

 

UM FALS IRO + City tour
guide (organised by IRO UM)

5. 9. 2023

Tuesday

8:15 – 10:30

Pivola 10

Workshop introduction

Introduction to precision
agriculture

UM FALS / Assist. prof. dr.
Jurij Rakun

10:30 – 10:35

Break

 

 

10:35 – 12:05

Lecture

Digitalization in agriculture

UM FALS / Assoc. prof. dr.
Miran Lakota

12:05 – 12:50

Lunch

 

 

12:50 – 14:20

Lectures

Basics of computer and robotic systems (in agriculture)

UM FALS / Assist. prof.
dr. Jurij Rakun

14:20 – 14:25

Break

 

 

14:25 – 15:55

Language workshop

Communication skills in precision agriculture:
At least 100 words in English

UM FALS / Katja Težak,
lector

6. 9. 2023

Wednesday

8:15 – 10:30

Pivola 10

Lecture

Smart and
precise agriculture machinery

UM FALS / Assist. prof. dr. Peter Vindiš

10:30 – 10:35

Break

 

 

10:35 – 12:05

Lecture

Smart and precise
agriculture machinery

UM FALS / Assist. prof. dr. Peter Vindiš

12:05 – 12:50

Lunch

 

 

12:50 – 14:20

Lecture

Practical use of
technologies in precision agriculture

UM FALS / dr.
Damijan Kelc and Erik Rihter, MSc

14:20 – 14:25

Break

14:25 –

Lectures / Field trip

Examples of good practices in the
implementation of new technologies on farms

UM FALS / Assist.
prof. dr. Peter Vindiš, dr. Damijan Kelc and Erik
Rihter, MSc

7. 9. 2023, Thursday

8:15 – 10:30

 

Lecture

Different
sustainable approaches to land management

UM FALS / Full prof. dr. Denis Stajnko

10:30 – 10:35

Break

 

 

10:35 – 12:05

Lecture

Precision agriculture
in viticulture

UM FALS / Assist. prof. dr. Peter Berk

12:05 – 12:50

Lunch

 

 

13:00 – 14.30

Lectures

Microclimatic investigations and RGB based

vegetation indices in viticulture

MATE
/ Assist. Prof. Péter Bodor

14.30

 

Lectures
/ Field trip

Meranovo estate

UM FALS / Urška Lisec, MSc

8. 9. 2023

Friday

8:15 – 10:30

Pivola 10

Lecture

Practical work with systems in precision agriculture

UM FALS / dr. Peter Lepej

UM FALS / assist. prof. dr. Jurij Rakun

10:30 – 10:35

Break

 

 

10:35 – 12:05

Lecture

Practical work with systems in precision agriculture

UM FALS / dr. Peter Lepej

 

12:05 – 13:00

Lunch

 

 

13:00 – 14.30

Lectures

Practical work with systems in precision agriculture

UM FALS / dr. Peter Lepej

 

9. 9. 2023

Saturday

Students Departure

11.
9. 2023 Monday

8:00 – 9:00

ONLINE

Lecture

Challenges in navigation and spraying

UM FALS / dr. Peter Lepej

 

9:00 – 10:00

Break

 

 

10:00 – 12:00

Field trials

Practical work with systems in precision agriculture:  microcontrollers and
peripherals (simulation design)

UM FALS / dr. Peter Lepej

 

12:00 – 13:00

Break

 

 

14:00 – 16:15

Lecture

Practical work with systems in precision agriculture:  microcontrollers and
peripherals (simulation design)

UM FALS / dr. Peter Lepej

 

12. 9. 2023

Tuesday

 

8:00 – 9:00

ONLINE

Lecture

Challenges in precision agriculture

UM FALS / assist. prof. dr. Jurij Rakun

9:00 – 10:00

Break

 

 

10:00 – 12:00

Lecture

Advanced sensor systems and robotics

UM FALS / assist. prof. dr. Jurij Rakun

12:00 – 13:00

Break

 

 

14:00 – 16:15

Lecture

Advanced sensor systems and robotics

UM FALS / assist. prof. dr. Jurij Rakun

13. 9. 2023

Wednesday

8:00 – 9:00

ONLINE

Lecture

Field Robot Event (FRE) 2023, navigation and spraying with robots

UM FALS / Chair of Biosystems Engineering

9:00 – 10:00

Break

 

 

10:00 – 12:00

Field trials

Avoidance of obstacles in Agriculture – FRE 2023

UM FALS / Chair of Biosystems Engineering

12:00 – 13:00

Break

 

 

14:00 – 16:15

Field trials

Challenges of object detection and avoidance – FRE 2023

UM FALS / Chair of Biosystems Engineering

14. 9. 2023

Thursday

8:00 – 10:00

ONLINE

Lecture

Content preparation and presentation with
consultations with Chair of Biosystems Engineering

UM FALS / Chair of Biosystems Engineering

10:00 – 11:00

Break

 

 

11:00 – 13:00

Lecture

Content preparation and presentation with
consultations with Chair of Biosystems Engineering

UM FALS / Chair of Biosystems Engineering

13:00 – 14:00

Break

 

14:00 – 16:00

Lecture

Content preparation and presentation with
consultations with Chair of Biosystems Engineering

UM FALS / Chair of Biosystems Engineering

15. 9. 2023

Friday

9:00
– 11:00

ONLINE

Lecture

Presentation
of the results

UM FALS / Chair of Biosystems Engineering

11:00 –

Farewell

Closing
thought
s and farewell

UM FALS / Chair of Biosystems Engineering

 

Program committee:

Assist. prof. dr. Jurij Rakun  

Assoc. prof. dr. Miran Lakota

Full prof. dr. Denis Stajnko

Assist. Prof. dr. Peter Vindiš

Assist. Prof. dr. Peter Berk

Dr. Peter Lepej

Dr. Damijan Kelc

Erik Rihter, MSc

Katja Težak, lector

Tjaša Vukmanič, MSc

Urška Lisec, MSc

Invited (international) lecturers:

Assist. Prof. Péter Bodor,
Hungarian University of Life Sciences (MATE)

Dostopnost