27. June, 2019 from 1.30 p.m. to 29. June, 2019 ca. 5 p.m.
During the post-conference tour, you will have the chance to explore the Western parts and mountains of Switzerland. Starting from ETH Zurich on Thursday afternoon, we will be visiting a cheese factory in the Emmental region and learn about the famous cheese of this region. We will visit nearby trials with multispecies grassland mixtures. The first day will end in Murten, the place where we will stay overnight both nights. On Friday, we will be visiting the Agroscope research station at Posieux, the center for animal research. Further, we will be visiting the agricultural education institution of canton Fribourg in Grangeneuve and the seed trading company Delley semences et plantes (DSP). On Saturday, we will be going to the mountains of the Swiss Alps, having a boat trip on Lake of Brienz and visiting the open-air museum Ballenberg, a place giving you insight into rural history of Switzerland. Having another stop at a farm in central Switzerland, we will be arriving back in Zürich at approx. 5 p.m., including the possibility to stop directly at Zurich airport.
Click on this thumbnail to see a map of the area covered in the 3 days.