From 04 - 06 September 2017 the 17th international RAMIRAN conference will be held in Wexford, Ireland, focussing on the substainable utilisation of manures and residue resources in agriculture.
The International VERA Secretariat together with its Danish, Dutch and German experts of the International VERA Commission for Air Cleaning Technologies will host an international stakeholder meeting.
Odour measurements hold their challenges, especially when it comes to certain application areas. Exchanging experiences and sharing results of the latest research on new measurement methods for odour to find the best suitable method for each application area - these are the targets for an upcoming VERA workshop.
From 18 - 20 September the annual "BTU conference on building construction, technology and environment will be held at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.
On 27 and 28 June 2017 the International VERA Commission (IVC) for Housing systems discussed and in the end approved the latest draft of the revised VERA test protocol in Copenhagen, Denmark.
At the beginning of June the International VERA Board came together in Veldhoven, The Netherlands, to agree on the future strategy and VERA organisation in terms of opening the cooperation to additional member countries.
BioCover's SyreN system for manure acidification during land application was the first system ever to receive a VERA Verification Statement in October 2012. In the process of time the system was further developed and some adaptions of the construction were made.
The use of air cleaning technologies as well as process-integrated emission-reducing measures gain increasing focus in livestock production, especially with regards to the new edition of the German regulation 'TA Luft' and the BATs.
From 21 - 24 May 2017 the International Symposium on Emissions of Gas and Dust from Livestock (EmiLi) took place in the attractive setting of Saint Malo, France.
As of today, German speaking stakeholders can read the "General VERA Guidelines" (GVGs) in their own language. The GVGs are the official document regulating the uniform procedures for a VERA verification for all VERA member countries.
Review of the revised VERA test protocol for air cleaning technologies from a different angle
Shortly after the Easter days, the International VERA Secretariat together with the International VERA Commission for air cleaning technologies hosted a stakeholder meeting for test laboratories to discuss the revised draft of the new VERA test protocol ...
Newly founded working group met in Hanover
On Thursday, 30 March 2017, the newly founded working group for bioaerosols came together for its first meeting in Hanover, Germany. The one day workshop emphasized on the fundamental analysis whether and how bioaerosols could be integrated into the VERA test protocol for "Air cleaners" ...
The International VERA Secretariat is proud to announce that a major milestone in the VERA history has been completed: recently, the "General VERA Guidelines" (GVGs) have been published after the official approval by all VERA member countries.
Meeting of International VERA Commission in Wageningen
The names of our meeting rooms describe very well the last meeting of the International VERA Commission for Land applied manure at the Campus of Wageningen, The Netherlands: ...