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  • Data quality?! – No time, no idea, no desire…

    Results of the FAIRagro survey on data quality Why data quality? In the age of modern agriculture, the amount of digital data is increasing every day. As a result, precise and reliable data is playing an increasingly important role and the topic of data quality is moving further into focus. But what exactly is data…

  • 1st FAIRagro Community Summit

    One of FAIRagro’s most important concerns is direct communication and interaction with our community, which is spread across many disciplines, institutions and organizations. In this way, we understand the respective requirements for optimal research data management, address these and communicate our services, events and the opportunities to participate in FAIRagro. In order to bring the…

  • FAIRagro at the DAFA conference in Potsdam

    The DAFA Conference “Agricultural Research in Climate Change” took place in Potsdam from March 11 to 14, 2024. Over 550 participants exchanged ideas and information on the current state of science on key topics in the field of agriculture in climate change. In 90 poster presentations and over 100 lectures, it was shown which effects…

  • Save the date: FAIRagro Plenary on 14.11.2024

    Following the successful plenary in 2023 in Berlin-Mitte, there will also be an event for all colleagues in the FAIRagro consortium in 2024: on Thursday, November 14, 2024 in Berlin. We are aiming for a core time of 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., and we would also like to organize a dinner again as well…

  • FAIRagro at the Love Data Week in Potsdam

    The “Love Data Week” took place in Potsdam from the 12th to the 16th of February under the motto “My Kind of Data”. Numerous national and international organizations, including many of the consortia organized in the NFDI, offered exciting information events in various formats such as coffee lectures, training courses and podcasts – both online…

  • Pseudonymous, anonymous – what is it and what are the consequences?

    Discussion of the Verdict of the EuG from 26.04.2023, T-557/20 Let’s say I’m a scientist working with personal data in my day-to-day work. Sooner or later, I will have to ask myself how I can prevent this data from floating around without any protection in the open net space. Most of the time the solution…

  • FAIRagro was part of the NFDI-Talk on February 19

    On Monday, February 19, 2024, the topic “PID4NFDI – Example Use Cases and Services for NFD” took place as part of the “NFDI Talks” event series. Persistent identifiers (PIDs) are of central importance for FAIR research data management. However, different disciplines and different resources lead to different requirements. PID4NFDI is designing a work program to…

  • Upcoming Event: BrAPI Hackathon

    The upcoming BrAPI Hackathon will be in Wittenberg, Germany, the week of April 15-19 This is a reminder for everyone who is considering attending the upcoming hackathon: please register and begin planning projects. What is BrAPI? The Breeding API (BrAPI) project is an effort to enable interoperability among plant breeding databases. BrAPI is a standardized…

  • Well attended and informative: FAIRagro RDM training on January 15 and 18, 2024

    “Handling and organizing plant phenotyping data – a workshop on Research Data Management” Together with PhenoRob, FAIRagro successfully conducted the pilot training on research data management of plant phenotyping data! Part 1 on 15.1.2024: With a colorful and active group of six PhD students from PhenoRob and six external participants from various German and international…

  • Elections to the Community Advisory Board – Nomination period expired

    FAIRagro strives to involve the community in the further development towards a FAIR data future in agricultural systems research and to work together with its diverse actors. An important body in this context is the Community Advisory Board (CAB), which will be elected for the first time in spring 2024. We have put together what…

  • Interesting new jobs with FAIRagro

    Within the framework of research projects, the Thünen Institute develops scientifically substantiated for policy makers and conducts interdisciplinary research with the aim of the sustainable further development of agriculture, forestry, timber and fisheries.As part of the FAIRagro joint project, Thünen Institute is looking for a temporary position from 01.03.2024 until 29.02.2028 (48 months) at the…

  • Prof. Dr. Frank Ewert and the FAIRagro Secretariat at the turn of the year

    Dear colleagues in FAIRagro, dear friends, 2023 was an intensive year for FAIRagro: our consortium started the project phase in March – and since then we have all been working to achieve our goals and bring the agrosystems research community together and move it forward. A lot has happened since the start of the project:…