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24 November 2021
View news from Netherlands Diagnostics Role in Selective Dry Cow Therapy
Dry Cow Management Protocols Vary Around the World...
30 October 2021
View news from Netherlands Dutch researchers note marked decline in meat consumption in 2020
Emerging data from Wageningen University & Research and Wakker Dier show that per capita meat consumption in the Netherlands fell during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
27 October 2021
View news from Netherlands Microplastics can accumulate in the blood of farm animals, says new research
Emerging research presented at the Plastic Health Summit in Amsterdam shows that microplastics have been found in the bloodstream of pigs and cattle. ...
18 October 2021
View news from Netherlands New research shows that sustainable food is gaining more traction with consumers
The latest report from the Dutch Agrifood Monitor indicates that environmental and social sustainability will become more important for consumers. ...
14 October 2021
View news from Netherlands New study suggests that the EU Green deal could have uncertain impacts on farm net income
A qualitative assessment carried out by Wageningen University Research (WUR) has found that the European Green Deal and Farm-to-Fork strategies have diverse and uncertain impacts on farm income. ...
13 October 2021
View news from Netherlands Consumer prices remain the biggest obstacle for transition to sustainable agriculture
New research from the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets shows that the price premium on sustainably-produced goods remains the biggest challenge in transitioning to sustainable agriculture. ...
30 September 2021
View news from Netherlands Proliferation of apps could cause issues for the ag sector, says researcher Sjaak Wolfert
Researcher Sjaak Wolfert, speaking as part of the Mansholt Lecture series in Brussels, has given key insights into the digitalization of agriculture and the potential impacts of this technological leap forward. ...
07 September 2021
View news from Netherlands Grazing large herbivores can help reduce wildfire risks
Grazing large herbivores can be an effective way to prevent and mitigate wildfires, especially in areas facing land abandonment. ...
01 September 2021
View news from Netherlands EU farmers report decreasing confidence in Q2 of 2021
Wageningen University's Agro Confidence survey shows that farmers are less confident about their medium-term prospects than they were previously. ...
30 August 2021
View news from Netherlands Trouw Nutrition and Wageningen University strengthen collaboration on sustainable livestock production
Trouw Nutrition and Wageningen University are strengthening their collaborative efforts to accelerate research and innovation into sustainable livestock production. ...
24 July 2021
View news from Netherlands East Africa's first food-systems living lab opens
Wageningen University & Research and its African partners are have opened living labs across East Africa to bolster sustainable innovations in the food system....
20 July 2021
View news from Netherlands Taxes that are returned to livestock farmers may hold the key to sustainable agriculture
Under the right conditions, income from taxes on meat products that is returned to livestock farmers by the government can make the livestock farming sector more sustainable, according to a new study from Wageningen University....
12 July 2021
View news from Netherlands Seaweed as a methane inhibitor is not free of risks
Cows exhale the strong greenhouse gas methane. One of the possible ways to limit methane emissions from cows is by feeding them the seaweed Asparagopsis taxiformis. ...
07 July 2021
View news from Netherlands How can farmers track emissions from an open barn?
Much effort is being made within the Dutch livestock sector to reduce ammonia and methane emissions. But, how do you measure these emissions? How do we know what the current concentrations are? And, even more to the point, how can you measure emissions...
06 July 2021
View news from Netherlands Short nutrient cycles are not automatically more sustainable, says new research
Establishing the sustainability of nutrient cycles in agriculture is nuanced and complex - it can't be reduced to truisms like "smaller is better". ...
04 June 2021
View news from Netherlands Mealworm protein proves as beneficial as milk protein in new research
Insect proteins offer the best of both worlds: extremely sustainable and great quality protein, according to a Maastricht University study. ...
27 April 2021
View news from Netherlands Wageningen University to create global animal production database
Wageningen University is leading a new initiative to create global online database with animal production data from all over the world as to better understand the role of animals in sustainable food systems. ...
16 April 2021
View news from Netherlands Michelin-rated chef's $20 takeaway burger a hit in Amsterdam
The Waldorf Astoria hotel in Amsterdam, with a two Michelin star chef and rooms starting at $700, initially balked at the idea of offering burgers for delivery. Then reality hit....
18 February 2021
View news from Netherlands “Brexit” companies continue to shift to the Netherlands as uncertainty persists
A flow of businesses moving to the Netherlands because of Brexit remained strong in 2020, even though foreign investment fell by a quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic hit....
09 February 2021
View news from Netherlands Sorghum crop harvested for feed trial at Dairy Campus
The sorghum variety STH18119 was harvested and ensilaged on September 25. The sorghum silage is intended for a feed trial with dairy cows at Dairy Campus....
01 February 2021
View news from Netherlands Experts explain how we can prioritise farm animal welfare post-Brexit
A webinar hosted by the Royal Agriculture University and Embassy of the Netherlands has explored the priorities, best practices and policy options for safeguarding farm animal welfare. ...
26 January 2021
View news from Netherlands Step closer to new measurement system for carbon sequestration in dairy
Researchers from Wageningen University & Research (WUR), in collaboration with FrieslandCampina, have developed options for a monitoring system that determines how much CO2 dairy farmers are storing in their soil....
16 November 2020
View news from Netherlands Less energy for cows after leaving out the dry period is beneficial for fertility
Lowering the energy level in the ration at the beginning of lactation in cows that have not been dry improves fertility. ...
23 October 2020
View news from Netherlands Dairy farms in The Netherlands will decrease by 33% by 2030
In the next ten years, the number of dairy farms in the Netherlands will decrease by 33%, from 16,000 in 2018 to approximately 10,600 in 2030. ...
03 August 2020
View news from Netherlands Big data used to study cattle resilience and efficiency
The international project GenTORE focuses on developing innovative tools for genetic selection and management to optimize the resilience and efficiency of livestock. (Sensor) data is collected for this research in the stables of Dairy Campus. ...
View news from Netherlands Not all inbreeding is depressing
Inbreeding may decrease the performance of cows, a phenomenon known as inbreeding depression. ...
View news from Netherlands Making dairy farming more sustainable by using residual flows from insect production
Scientists from Wageningen University & Research will investigate whether residual flows from insect production can be used to reduce nitrogen and greenhouse gas emissions in dairy farming. The 'Flying Cow' project is a preliminary study and will be carried...
20 March 2020
View news from Netherlands FrieslandCampina joins forces to reduce emission from cows
NETHERLANDS - From cow feed to chocolate, the chain of companies in that process want to reduce greenhouse gases. Chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer Barry Callebaut and dairy company FrieslandCampina both strive to be carbon neutral and team up...
 
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