Member Countries

32 Full Members

Austria (Central Europe)

Österreichische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland & Viehwirtschaft (ÖAG)
Dr Wilhelm Graiss, Managing Director 
Raumberg 38 
8952 Irdning, Austria
Phone +43 3682 22451 346 
E-mail  wilhelm.graisstest@raumberg-gumpenstein.at
Website  www.gruenland-viehwirtschaft.at

Bosnia/Hercegovina (South Eastern Europe)

Prof. Dr Senija Alibegovič-Grbić
Faculty for agriculture and food sciences
Institute for plant production
Zmaja od Bosne 8
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina
Phone  +387 33 225727
E-mail  senija.grbic.alibegovictest@gmail.com 

Belgium (Western Europe)

Prof. Dr Alain Peeters, President
RHEA - natural Resources, Human Environment and Agronomy Research Centre
Rue Warichet, 4
Box 202 B
1435 Corbais, Belgium
Phone  + 32 475 905 914
E-mail  alain.peeterstest@rhea-environment.org

Bulgaria (Eastern Europe)

Prof. Dr Atanas Kirilov, President
Bulgarian Association of Grassland and Forage Production
Institute of Forage Crops
89 General VladimirVazov Str.
5800 Pleven, Bulgaria
Phone  +359 64 805882  Mobile  +359 889 400980
E-mail  kirilovatanastest@hotmail.com

Croatia (South Eastern Europe)

Croatian Grassland and Forage Association
c/o Prof. Dr Josip Leto
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
Svetošimunska cesta 25
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Phone  +385 1 239 4079
E-mail  jletotest@agr.hr

Czech Republic (Central Europe)

Czech Academy of Science – Forage Section
Ing. Ivan Houdek, Chairman
DLF-Trifolium 
Hladké Životice, s.r.o.
Fulnecká 95
742 47 Hladké Životice, Czech Republic
Phone  +420 556 756 1345
E-Mail  ih@pbhz.cz 

Denmark (Northern Europe)

SEGES
Torben Spanggaard Frandsen
Agro Food Park 15
8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
Phone  +45 8740 6660
E-mail  tsftest@seges.dk
Website  www.seges.dk

Estonia (North Eastern Europe)

Estonian Grassland Society
Dr Rene Aavola
Estonian Crop Research Institute
J. Aamisepa 1
48309 Jõgeva, Estonia
Phone  +372 77 66 917
E-mail  egstest@hot.ee 

Finland (Northern Europe)

Finnish Grassland Society
Prof. Dr Marketta Rinne
Natural Resources Insitute Finland (Luke)
Tietotie 2 C
31600 Jokioinen, Finland
Phone  +358 29 532 6482
E-mail  marketta.rinnetest@luke.fi
Website  www.luke.fi  

France (Western Europe)

Association Française pour la Production Fourragère (A.F.P.F.)
Véronique Ferry, Secrétaire permanente
Centre Inra
Bât. 9 - RD 10
78026 Versailles cedex, France
Phone +33 1 30 219959
E-mail  vferrytest@versailles.inra.fr  or  afpf.versaillestest@gmail.com
Website  www.afpf-asso.fr

Germany (Central Europe)

Sächsisches Landesamt für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft und Geologie  - Saxon State Agency for Environment, Agriculture and Geology
Dr Gerhard Riehl, Chairman
Grassland and Forage Production
Christgrün 13
08543 Pöhl, Germany
Phohe  +49 37439 742 21
E-mail  gerhard.riehltest@smul.sachsen.de
Website  www.lfulg.sachsen.de

Greece (Southern Europe)

Hellenic Range and Pasture Society (HERPAS)
Dr Thomas Papachristou, President
Forest Research Institute
Vassilika
57006 Thessaloniki, Greece
Phone  +30 2310461242
E-mail  thomas.papachristoutest@fri.gr or herpascommtest@gmail.com 
Website  www.elet.gr

Hungary (Central Europe)

Agricultural Center – Grassland Committee
Prof. Dr Geza Nagy, Head of Grassland Committee
Debrecen University, Agricultural Center
Böszörményi út 138
4032 Debrecen, Hungary
Phone  +36 52 526 961  or  +36 30 9727 686
E-mail  nagygtest@agr.unideb.hu

Iceland (Northern Europe)

Thóroddur Sveinsson
Agricultural University of Iceland
Keldnaholti
112 Reykjavík, Iceland
Phone  +354 8435331
E-mail  thoroddtest@lbhi.is
Website  www.lbhi.is

Ireland (Western Europe)

Irish Grassland Association
Maura Callery, Office Manager
Cookstown
Kells
Co. Meath, Ireland
Phone  +35 87 9626483
E-mail  secretarytest@irishgrassland.com 

Italy (Southern Europe)

Gruppo Ricerca Applicata e Sperimentazione Foraggera (G.R.A.S.F.)
Prof. Dr Giuseppe Parente, Secretary
Università di Udine, Dipartimento di Biologia
Via delle Scienze, 91
33100 Udine, Italy
Phone  +39 0432 558782
E-mail  josef.parentetest@uniud.it

Lithuania (North Eastern Europe)

Lithuanian Grassland Society
Dr Lina Sarunaite
Institute of Agriculture
Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry (LAMMC)
Instituto al. 1, Akademija
58344 Kėdainiai distr., Lithuania
Phone  +370 347 37271
E-mail  lina.sarunaitetest@lammc.lt 
Website  www.lammc.lt  

Luxemburg (Western Europe)

FILL (Fördergemeinschaft Integrierte Landbewirtschaftung Luxemburg)
Philippe Thirifay, Head of Plant Production Department
Ministry of Agriculture, Viticulture and Rural Development
Administration of Technical Agricultural Services (ASTA)
16, rte d'Esch
1470 Luxembourg, Luxemburg
Phone  +352 45 71 72 214
E-mail  philippe.thirifaytest@asta.etat.lu  
Website  www.mavpc.gouvernement.lu

The Netherlands (Western Europe)

Netherlands and Flemish Society for Grassland and Fodder Crops / Nederlands-Vlaamse vereniging voor Weide- en Voederbouw (NVWV)
Gerjanne Doppenberg, Secretary
c/o Fedecom
Postbus 2600
3430 GA Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Phone  +31 30 6049111
E-mail  infotest@NVWV.NL
Website  www.nvwv.nl

Norway (Northern Europe)

Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, NIBIO
Dr Marit Jørgensen
Department of Grassland and Livestock
Division of Food Production and Society
Holt, Holtvn 66
9016 Tromsø, Norway
Phone  +47 92 86 71 01
E-mail  marit.jorgensentest@nibio.no
Website  www.nibio.no/en

Poland (North Eastern Europe)

Polish Grassland Society
Prof. Dr Barbara Golinska - Secretary
Department of Grassland and Natural Landscape Sciences
Poznań University of Life Sciences (PULS)
Dojazd 11
60-632 Poznań, Poland
Phone  +48 61 848 75 86
E-mail  barbara.golinskatest@up.poznan.pl
Website  www.up.poznan.pl/ptl/

Portugal (Southern Europe)

Sociedade Portuguesa de Pastagens e Forragens (SPPF)
Teresa Carita, Secretary
c/o INIAV-Elvas
Apartado 6
7351-901 Elvas, Portugal
Phone  +351 268 637 740  or  +351 96 444 26 87
E-mail  teresacaritatest@sppf.pt  or  sppftest@sppf.pt
Website  www.sppf.pt 

Romania (Eastern Europe)

The Romanian Society for Grassland
Prof. Dr Costel Samuil, President
University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine of Iasi
Mihail Sadoveanu Street, 3
700490 Iasi, Romania
Phone  +40 742 056 968
E-mail  csamuiltest@yahoo.com  or  sropajtest@yahoo.com
Website   www.sropaj.ro

Russia (Eastern Europe)

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Serbia (South Eastern Europe)

Serbian Forage Society
Prof. Dr Branko Čupina
University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture
Trg D. Obradovica 8
21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
Phone  +381 21 485 3457, +381 21 485 3224
E-mail  naukatest@polj.uns.ac.rs

Slovakia (Central Europe)

Slovak Academy of Agricultural Sciences – Forage Section
Dr Norbert Gaborcik, member
Ďumbierska 32
974 11 Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Phone  +421 48 390 6774, Mobile +421 907 602 719
E-mail  gaborcikntest@zoznam.sk

Slovenia (South Eastern Europe)

Prof. Dr Branko Kramberger
University of Maribor
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Pivola 10
2311 Hoče, Slovenia
Phone  +386 2 320 90 33
E-mail  branko.krambergertest@um.si

Spain (Southern Europe)

Sociedad Española de Pastos (Spanish Society of Pastures)
Sonia Roig Gómez, President
ETSI Montes, Forestal y del Medio Natural 
Ciudad Universitaria s/n
28040 Madrid, Spain
Phone  +34 910671765
E-mail  sonia.roig@upm.es or secretariatest@seepastos.es
Website  www.seepastos.es  

Sweden (Northern Europe)

Swedish Grassland Society
Nilla Nilsdotter-Linde, Secretary
SLU, Department of Crop Production Ecology
Box 7043
750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Phone  +46 18 671431 or +46 70 662 74 05
E-mail  nilla.nilsdotter-lindetest@slu.se 
Website  www.svenskavall.se 

Switzerland (Central Europe)

Swiss Grassland Society – Arbeitsgemeinschaft zur Förderung des Futterbaues (AGFF)
Prof. Dr Andreas Lüscher, Managing Director
Reckenholzstrasse 191
8046 Zürich, Switzerland
Phone  +41 58 468 72 73
E-mail  andreas.lueschertest@agroscope.admin.ch  
Website  www.agff.ch

Ukraine (Eastern Europe)

Prof. Dr Volodymyr Kurhak
Society of Grassland Scientists of Ukraine
Phone  +380 44 5267126
E-mail  kurgak_lukitest@ukr.ne

United Kingdom (Western Europe)

British Grassland Society (BGS)
Tom Goatman, Society Director
Reaseheath
Nantwich
Cheshire, CW5 6DF, United Kingdom
Phone  +44 1270 616464  or  +44 7833 449245
E-mail  tom.goatmantest@britishgrassland.com 
Website  www.britishgrassland.com

7 Corresponding Members

Albania (Southern Europe)

Prof. Dr Tatjana Dishnica
Phone  +35 54 223269
E-mail  tanatest@icc-al.org  or  tatjana.dishnica@mbumk.gov.al 

Belarus (North Eastern Europe)

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Latvia (North Eastern Europe)

Prof. Dr Aleksander Adamovich
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Institute of Soil and Plant Sciences
2 Liela iela
3001Jelgava, Latvia
Phone  +371 63005629
E-mail  alexadamtest@cs.llu.lv
Website  www.llu.lv

North Macedonia (Southern Europe)

Prof. Dr Petre Ivanovski 
Phone  +38 991 115277
E-mail  pritest@zsv.ukim.edu.mk

Moldova (Eastern Europe)

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Montenegro (South Eastern Europe)

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