News | 06/05/2019
Short-chain marketing facilitates ON FARM research by ILVO
ILVO is setting up a structural research collaboration with a number of farms active in short-chain farm marketing.
The short chain is getting the wind in its sails, and global crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, are unexpected catalysts. Citizens are becoming increasingly involved in the food system and the role agriculture plays in it. Consumers find their way to the farm store and the local farmer.
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News | 26/04/2022
PEUL-CHAIN aims to gain ground for legumes (pulses)
That is the goal of the new PEUL-CHAIN project.
This is partly due to limited cultivation knowledge (varieties, bacterial inoculum, cultivation mechanization) and partly due to the lack of a local chickpea processing chain.
Building a local chickpea processing chain
Opportunities in the agri-food value chain
In order to tackle these challenges, reliable and correct data, across the food value chain are needed. Capturing, processing and analysing data are at the core of every digitalisation process. Furthermore, data have to be collected and shared from farm to fork, across the value chain.
The industry 4.0 wave offers significant opportunities and challenges for the agri-food value chain.
News | 22/12/2017
A value chain for maize straw in the bioeconomy of Flanders?
Is a value chain for maize straw in the bioeconomy feasible? Why Flanders cannot (yet) do what Canada can.
The goal is to develop a mutually fair and transparent business model to enable a local, integral and long-lasting value chain for organic soy in Flanders. Research approachUnder LoCoSoy, we unite growers, processors and retailers into a project consortium where each contributes to a total sustainable and local soy chain.
Setting up a local, sustainable soybean value chain.
News | 10/10/2019
Launch of 'DjustConnect': turntable for sharing data in the agri-food chain
After more than a year of intensive preparation, ILVO, together with partners, launches a unique platform to share data in an advanced way within the Flemish agro food chain.