Status: 26.09.2023, 14:00 p.m.
By: Hans Moritz
Dashing and proud: the newly trained farmers and housekeepers with District Administrator Martin Bayerstorfer (back, 6th from left), BBV chairman Jakob Maier (back, 3rd from right) and Katharina Binsteiner from the Erding Agricultural Office. © Government of Upper Bavaria
The Stadthalle Erding has recently been transformed into the centre of agriculture and home economics in Upper Bavaria. A remarkable 570 graduates had to be bid farewell, over 300 farmers and over 220 housekeepers.
Erding - Erding's figures are also impressive: 66 housekeepers, 34 farmers and ten specialist practitioners, according to a press release from the government of Upper Bavaria. One district citizen made it among the best: Magdalena Grimm, who was particularly honored.
In his welcoming address, District Administrator Martin Bayerstorfer praised the graduates for their career choices. "You are urgently needed socially," he called out to the young ladies and gentlemen. "They should be proud to accomplish the most important task, which is to produce food." In addition, according to the press release, Bayerstorfer appealed for participation in honorary offices and professional associations, "because agriculture is heard when it gets involved in a qualified manner".
Anton Stürzer, Munich's BBV district chairman, described the new farmers as "future farmers in the middle of society". He wished the junior staff "in addition to the joy of the profession, peace on the family farms and good economic livelihood, that the balance of responsibility between graduate and manager gradually converges on the same level.
And Katharina Binsteiner from the Erding-Ebersberg Agricultural Office appealed to the graduates to continue their education. Red