The Hort@ for Schools project was created to spread technological innovation and bring students and future professionals in the agroalimentary sector closer to a more sustainable and responsible kind of agriculture.
State Agricultural Technical Institutes have been involved in two different activities:
1) PTraining and dissemination of innovation project - Extracurricular lessons at - Emilio Sereni (Rome) and Dionisio Anzilotti (Pescia, PT)
The pilot collaboration project between Hort@ and the two Agricultural Technical Institutes Emilio Sereni and Dionisio Anzilotti used free epidemiological forecasting models, databases and diverse functions of the DSS vite.net, demonstrating the technical-practical aspects and their use in a didactic context. The first stage of the project was to train the teachers and professionals, by presenting the activities to be carried out, the aims to be achieved and the technology to be applied. LDuring the second stage, lessons were held with the classes, where the teachers demonstrated how vite.net works, followed by technical/practical activities for the whole 2018 vinegrowing season.