Research, training and information
© The Dutch
Ministry of Agriculture, nature and fishing (La Haye) 1993
and success of the Dutch agriculture is undoubtly based on the development
of the agronomic research , on training and information provided to
the farmers as well as their innovating capacity.
Training is easily available and largely provided. The training programs
are permanently updated and improved, and diffused by the 500 agents
of the training department.
Professional organisations and agro-industrial firms help in the technological
transfer. The University of Wageningen is at the very center of the
research and higher training net: in 1992-93, the number of students
was 5 700. its influence is worldwide.
to the Netherlands agriculture