16 newly qualified farmers from the counties of bayreuth and kulmbach have been graduated from the bayreuth agricultural college. This means that all the candidates have passed the test.
The best student of the year was jens pohlmann from bindlach-kreuthof with a grade point average of 1.1, followed by lena wunderlich from gothendorf and clemens hilpert from windischenhaig (both 1.2).
The new head of department, georg dumpert, described good training and extensive knowledge as the most important basis for mastering the professional challenges of the future.
There are many of them. The head of the office cited the manure ordinance, discussions on tethering, the threat of african swine fever, resource conservation, climate change and, most recently, the petition for a referendum on species protection as examples. "Stay committed, think positively, look for allies, set goals and pursue them consistently", he said to the graduates.
The head of the semester, monika heidrich, reported on an exceptionally good class community. During their first practical semester, they had already noticed during their mutual farm visits that all of the students’ farms were well above the bavarian average in terms of coarseness and milk yields.
Congratulations were offered by bayreuth district administrator hermann hubner and for the city of bayreuth city councilor thomas bauske.
In a sketch, the young farmers recalled a normal thursday at the agricultural school and made fun of some of the idiosyncrasies of the students and teachers. The graduates spent two and a half years together. In october 2016, the class consisted of 19 students, three of whom dropped out in the course of time. Stephan herbert fu.