2023 The 9th Annual NPPN Workshop

The 9th annual NPPN workshop was held on 23-24 November 2023 at Hotel Skansen, Sweden. 

Download the program for the NPPN workshop 2023 here.

2023 Field Day

The 2023 Field day was held on the 19th+20th of June. It was hosted by NMBU (Norwegian University of Life Science) and Graminor. On the first day we visited the campus in Ås and afterwards we headed to the Vollebekk Research station and experienced some Field Demonstrations there. On the second day we visited Graminor head quarters. See the program here. 

  Drone picture at Vollebekk research station
Drone picture at Vollebekk research station
Drone picture at Graminor
Drone picture at Graminor

2022 Annual workshop

The 8th annual NPPN workshop was held on November 24-25 at Hotel Skansen in Båstad, Sweden.  See the presentations from the 2022 workshop speakers here.

Short Course on Daisy

29th of August to 2nd of September 2022 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This course offered an introduction to the DAISY agro-ecological model

2022 NPPN Field Day

Participants in the Field Day at the DLF sensor station.

DLF and University of Copenhagen hosted the annual NPPN Field Day on 14-15 June 2022. The program on the first day included visits to the DLF lab and greenhouses, forage trials and sensor station. On day two we visited the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen facilities in Taastrup. See the program here.

Online 6P3 discussion on counting of plants

On 8th of April 2022 an open discussion was hosted as part of WP4 in 6P3 on topics related to counting of plants and plant organs in the field (Scoring for labels/numbers (“groundtruthing”), Plot layout and georeferences, How to capture images (droning) and time series).

2022 Annual NPPN Workshop

The 7th Annual NPPN Workshop was held as a virtual seminar on the 1st of February 2022. In continuation of the NPPN seminar, there was an online workshop on the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere system model Daisy on the 2nd of February, organized in collaboration with the RadiBooster project. See the program and presentations from the 2022 workshop here.

2020 Annual NPPN Workshop

The 6th annual NPPN Workshop was held as a virtual meeting on 27 November. See the program and presentations from the 2020 workshop here.

2020 NPPN Virtual Field Day

graminor employee with drone floating
Video still from NPPN Virtual Field Day 2020.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) and Graminor hosted a NPPN Virtual Field Day on ZOOM on 17 June 2020.  The original annual field day was going to be held in Ås, Norway, at the Vollebekk Research Farm.  However, travel restrictions due to Covid-19 compelled a change of venue for the conference. 
See the program and presentations from the 2020 virtual field day here.  

2019 Annual NPPN Workshop

The 5th annual NPPN Workshop Phenotyping in practice – experiences with phenotyping in breeding was held on 21-22 November at Hotel Skansen in Båstad Sweden. See the program and presentations from the 2019 workshop here.

2019 NPPN Field Day

SLU and Lantmännen hosted the Field Day which took place on 25 June 2019. The day included presentations as well as visits to SLU's SITES Lönnstorp Research Station and Lantmännen in Svalöv. See the 2019 NPPN Field Day program here.

Participants in the NPPN Field Day 2019.

2018 Annual NPPN Workshop

The 4th annual NPPN workshop Field Phenotyping – towards new frontiers in crop improvement was held on 22-23 November 2018 at Rungstedgaard, Denmark. See the program and presentations from the 2018 workshop here.

2018 NPPN Field Day

The Field Day was planned in collaboration between Danespo, DLF and the University of Copenhagen. It took place on April 25th 2018 at the Universiy of Copenhagen research farm, in Taastrup near Copenhagen. The day included a visit to the phenotyping research infrastructures and demonstrations of the 6P UAS concepts. See programme details for the 2018 NPPN Field Day here. 

Participants in the NPPN Field Day 2018.

2017 Annual NPPN Workshop

The 3rd annual NPPN workshop High-throughput Field Phenotyping – Plant Breeding in the Age of Gadgets and Big Data was held on November 22-23 at Hotel Skansen in Båstad, Sweden.  See the presentations from the 2017 workshop speakers here.

2017 NPPN Field Day

The Field Day was hosted and arranged by LUKE and Boreal. It took place on July 5th on the University of Helsinki Viikki campus and gave  participants an introduction to the LUKE and Boreal facilities and showcased the National Phenotyping Infrastructure at the University. The activities also included letures on hyperspectral imaging and new projects.  View the 2017 NPPN Field Day programme here.

2016 Annual NPPN Workshop

The 2nd annual NPPN workshop Advances in Plant Field Phenotyping - New Tools in Plant Breeding and the 2nd NPPN General Assembly was held on November 23-24, 2016 at Hotel Skansen in Båstad, Sweden.

Participants at the 2016 NPPN workshop

2016 NPPN Summer School 2016

A one week (5 ECTS) official summer school course on Crop Innovation, from Genes to Seeds was established and was hosted at the University of Copenhagen SCIENCE campus starting on July 3rd, 2016. 

2015 Annual NPPN Workshop

The 1st annual NPPN workshop Plant Phenotyping in a Nordic Context and the 1st NPPN General Assembly took place on December 7-8, 2015 at the conference center Kolle Kolle near Copenhagen.

2015 NPPN General Assembly participants