Technological solutions for the production of quality hay

Project value: 34.430,00
Project duration: 01.10.2016 - 30.09.2019
Link to project: Project website
Responsible person: Janez Benedičič PhD.


to analyze the current situation in hay production in Slovenia and identify the reasons for it, search for technological solutions for drying and achieving better hay quality, search for technological solutions for drying hay on the ground, study the dynamics of drying economically important types of grass from perennial grass; different methods of prepared hay (drying on the ground, drying with cold air, drying with warm air), evaluate the costs of different methods of production or drying of hay and the cost of setting up dryers, preparation of a manual summarizing key project findings and the economics of hay production.

Project Partners

  • Kmetijski inštitut Slovenije;
  • Univerza v Ljubljani, Biotehniška fakulteta;
  • Univerza v Ljubljani, Fakulteta za strojništvo;
  • Univerza v Mariboru, Fakulteta za kmetijstvo in biosistemske vede