The tours

During the congress, you will have the opportunity to get to know Swiss agriculture better on a tour. 

A Eastern Switzerland
Tradition meets innovation

In Eastern Switzerland, tradition meets innovation. We visit farms that use innovative ideas for direct marketing and public relations. The landscape with its scattered individual farms, rolling hills and mountains is charming. The area is agricultural and traditional.

B Swiss Midland

Horticulture and sustainable cropping systems

The Central Plateau («Mittelland») stretches from Lake Geneva in the southwest to Lake Constance in the northeast. It is the most densely populated region in Switzerland, and agriculture is practiced on about half of the area.

C Bernese Oberland

Alpine farming, cheesemaking and machinery

This tour will bring you to the heart of the Swiss Alps. Places like Gstaad and Grindelwald are well known ski and hiking resorts all over the world.  But we also show you some other aspects of the region: We will visit an alp cheese production and a local cheese factory that has been founded by farmers.

E Central Switzerland

Transformation through innovation


On this tour you will visit Central Switzerland, learn more about mushroom production in a mountain town and take a look at projects to to reduce methane and ammonia emissions.