CIOSTA & CIGR Section V Conference 2011

Efficient and safe production processes in sustainable agriculture and forestry 

29 June - 1 July 2011, Vienna



Key-Speaker Presentations

The role of human factor in ensuring the efficient production processes in sustainable

Role of human labour in relation to efficiency and effectiveness, with particular regard to
small-scale farms




Safety in the use of portable olive harvesters

Work Time Measurement by a Real-Time Location System – Accuracy of the
Positioning in a Farrowing Barn

Hand Forces Measured During Vine Shoot Cutting

Safety of Tractor PTO Drive Shafts: Survey on Maintenance on a Sample of Farms in
Central Italy

Anthropometric Compatibility of Driver's Post on Agricultural Tractor Cabs:
a Survey on Medium-High Power Tractors

Analyzing the manual handling risk in the vine growing and wine production sectors

Determination of labour input on Bavarian dairy farms with four different
organisation forms

The manual handling risk in the forestry workers

A Safety Assessment of the Agricultural Sector in Turkey

An environmental life cycle assessment of agricultural in-field traffic practices

Screening of working environment in riding and trotting schools

Frequent Accident Scenarios with Vehicles, Machinery and Devices for
Agricultural and Forestry Operations in Bavarian Agriculture

Standardisation - one way for better protection of operators against pesticides

The potential of quarter individual milking to reduce the work load

Noise Level of Two Types of Tractor and Health Effect on Drivers

Fumonisins incidence in Maize Stored in Family Farms Cribs in the Central Region
of the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Data for Analysis of Accidents with Machinery and Devices in Agriculture

Perceived stress and measured forces in vineyard pruning

Evaluation of the safety volume to protect the driver during the rollover of
small agricultural vehicles

Fitness for use of ISOBUS network in safety critical functions

Work analysis methods comparing working methods and the total agricultural system

Working time requirement for the management of semi-natural habitats

Reduction of the labour input by a livestock tracking system on alpine farms with young

Physical work load during driving agricultural vehicles

Developing Bill of Materials (BOM) for agricultural products to increase productivity

Bird or manager – Who is liable on dust and ammonia in layers stables?

An Historical Perspective of Operator Lifts Used on Self Propelled
Agricultural Equipment




A ‘Living Lab’ research project for farm relief workers

Algorithms to interpret the continuous measurement of slurry level in storage tanks

A farm configuration system for planning and monitoring farm activities

Development and Laboratory Evaluation of a Roller Mechanism for Sugar Cane
Residue Harvesting





















Field traffic planning for reduced soil compaction

Machinery efficiency effects in the energy performance of an orange
production system

An Examination of the Field Level Operations for Sugarcane in the Punjab State
of India: How do these Bang upon Farming Systems?

Study on a crawler type vehicle for operating in deep water paddy rice field
planted with water dropwort

Harvesting residual corn stover for animal bedding

Path planning for unloading task of autonomous head-feeding combine

Copper and Zinc in Drainage Water and Soil from Swine Wastewater applied to
Oilseed Radish Crop

First results on the use of an innovative machine for soil tillage in terraces or
steep sloped areas

Clearing and valuing natural woody crops with a bio-baler

Operational performance of auto-section spraying technologies

Practical Experiences in the Use of Spreaders with Trailing Hoses Collected
by Survey

Fuel consumption, CO2-emission and energy efficiency in soil tillage
systems in Austria




Emissions from animal husbandry in Austria: assessment and reporting

Particulate Matter in a Fattening Pig House in Beijing, China: First Indoor and Outdoor






Mathematical modelling of oxygen and carbon dioxide concentration profiles in the
interstitial atmosphere of silo-bags

Separation whole raisin berries by physical and aerodynamic properties

Reconditioning of overly dried soybeans with aeration

New concepts for grain logistic- organizational chains from the field to
the agricultural trade

Hermetic maize storage systems for subsistence farmers

Lean and green approach for improving sustainability and economic performance
of vegetable supply chain

Automated Detection of Mechanically Induced Bruise Are as in
GoldenDelicious Apples Using Fluorescence Imagery

Drying popcorn with a natural air/low temperature in-bin drying system

Modeling Key Logistics Processes in Agri-food Supply Chain

Work economical analysis of the harvest of miscanthus

Analysis of citrus peel for non-destructive determination of fruit composition
by reflectance VIS/NIR spectroscopy

Comparison of five measurement methods to determine the density of grass silage

Exergy and Energy Investigation of Microwave Assisted Thin-Layer Drying of
Pomegranate Arils Using Artificial Neural Networks and Response
Surface Methodology

Drying of jujube fruit: comparison of prediction from mathematical models and
artificial neural network

Non-destructive estimation of relative contents of chicken egg by machine vision and
neural network techniques

Sorting orange fruit by using machine vision and neural networks techniques


Effect of osmotic dehydration as a pre-treatment in hot air drying of Agaricusbisporus on the quality of dried mushroom


Summary of Over 800 Grain Storage and Handling-related Entrapments and
Suffocations Documented in the U.S. and Canada between 1970 and 2010

Quality on bean seeds under different storage conditions

A New Approach for Modeling of Hot Air-microwave Thin Layer Drying of Soybean

Kinetics of apricot thin layer drying in a mixed and indirect mode solar dryer


Air heated solar collector usage for room heating

Comparison of Ethanol Fuel Productivity of Some Selected Varieties
of Tropical Crops

Innovative agronomic solutions to rescue marginal soil and to produce sustainable

Potential for biomass energy production in Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy)

The energy potential of the Albian water. Study of the exploitable potential
of Algerian drillings

Leveraging Renewable Small-Plot Pumping Energy with Drip Irrigation

Comparison of useful surface of different type of solar collectors

Strategies to improve methane yields on agrarian fields

Impact of new agriculture technologies for sugarcane production on the emissions
of Greenhouse Gases

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Options through Strengthening Forest
Management in Bangladesh

Thermodynamic analysis of a 10 kwp grid connected photovoltaic array system

The analysis of logging residues chain for a sustainable bioenergy production:
a case study in Northern Italy

Compacting of herbaceous biomass particles for solid biofuel

Emission Behaviour of New Tractors with Different Vegetable Oils

Implementation of Material Flow Management in Akdeniz University (Turkey)

System Establishment of ATPS for One-Step Purification of Glutamate
Decarboxylase from E. coli after Cell Disruption




An optimal decision support tool for the split process in waxflowers

A Modular Sensor Fusion Approach for Agricultural Machines

Use of biospecke laser to evaluate water behavior at Coffee leaves

Evaluation of Seeds Trajectories in a Pneumatic Dosage System

Development and first tests of a system for the automatic identification of operating
machines based on RF technology

Optical device evaluation for early diagnosis in vineyard

Condition Monitoring of Mechanical Subsystems of Agricultural Vehicles
Based on Fusion of Vibration Features

Development of a Computer Controlled System for the Evaluation of the Milking
Machine Pulsator and Liner

Design and Construction of a new Sensor for Measuring Soil Apparent Electrical

An economic analysis of the precision fertilization




Environmental design for sustainable development and managment with the use of
modern digital methods in forest areas

Micro Irrigation Design Software to Evaluate Technical and
Economical Aspects of MIS

SALVERE – Semi natural grassland as a source of biodiversity improvement
– a Central Europe Project

Proposing Growing Guideline Using Methane Fermentation Digested Sludge
as a Liquid Fertilizer for Rice Production

Optimization of Environmental Factors in Plant Factory

Rice Straw Fibres of Central and South America

Struvite precipitation from anaerobic co-digestion residues of poultry
manure and maize silage


Final Presentation

Presentation of the new meeting place in Denmark