Search results for On-farm processing

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Research on humane methods for killing individual poultry on-farm

Not all of these methods are used and some appear to be relatively unknown in the poultry sector.The aim of this research was to investigate the animal friendliness, the efficacy and the feasibility of those alternatives.Research approachFirst, surveys of poultry veterinarians as well as poultry farmers (broilers and turkeys) were done to determine

Research on humane methods for killing individual poultry on-farm

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Climate actions with economic potential on farm

Main research questionIndividual farmers are coached to take measures that will make their farming more climate resilient and climate friendly.Research approachWe are developing a climate trajectory that consists of a climate scan and a climate course for a number of companies from three sectors (dairy farming, potato farming and pig farming).

Climate actions with economic potential on farm

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Processing food losses via the social economy

Main research questionIn Flanders, large amounts of food loss occur among farmers and other entrepreneurs. The volumes are often too small and spread out to operate profitably.

Processing food losses via the social economy

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Internet of Food and Farm 2020

Main research questionInternet of Food and Farm 2020 (IoF2020) is a 4-year Horizon2020 project with over 70 partners from 16 countries. For this innovation project Europe has dedicated € 30 million to enhance the sustainability and productivity of the agro-food sector.

Internet of Food and Farm 2020

News | 03/07/2020

Rearing Belgian Blue cattle at the De Serrano farm

Rearing Belgian Blue cattle at the De Serrano farm

Meet the De Serrano family, third-generation cattle farmers in Belgium. They rear Belgian double-muscled beef cattle (so-called "Belgian Blues").

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