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News | 20/06/2019

Extending the cow's life span as a climate strategy

Extending the cow's life span as a climate strategy

Extending the life span of dairy cattle is good for the farmer and the climate. The cows yield better in terms of milk production and efficiency.

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The second Coordination and Support Action for the JPI Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life

The Joint Programming Initiative ‘A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life’ (JPI HDHL) is an European network initiative between 20 MS, 3 associated EU countries and 3 third countries outside Europe that focuses on common scientific research and networking concerning the influence of food on public health.

The second Coordination and Support Action for the JPI Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life

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Improving the life production of dairy cattle by optimizing the nutrition and management of youngstock in Flanders

At the end of this project more dairy farmers will actively monitor the rearing of their heifers (measuring/weighing), more heifers will calve at the optimal age of 24 months and they will enjoy a healthier and longer life, thus achieving better lifelong production.Research approachThe approach in this project is a combination of research and practice

Improving the life production of dairy cattle by optimizing the nutrition and management of youngstock in Flanders

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Processing food losses via the social economy

On the other hand, the niche companies in Flanders have many options (both technical and in terms of personnel) to convert these food losses into longer shelf-life food products.Research approachWithin the ZERO WASTE ATELIER project, a circular and social hub will be set up to make better use of food losses that arise among farmers and processors.

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Food-related analyses

More about In vitro screening and gastrointestinal simulationsGeertrui Rasschaert+32 9 272 30 89Shelf-life studyThe Food Pilot has high-level expertise and a complete infrastructure to answer all of the industry’s questions about shelf-life.

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