Future Farming Pigs: Join our seminar
The use of sensors for animals, big data in farming and innovative insights on how to farm today and in the future - to learn more about all these exciting topics visit our Proagrica Future Farming theatre at the GFIA (May 9-10).
The Proagrica Future Farming theatre is part of the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), which will be held from 9-10 May 2017 at the Jaarbeurs Expo Centre in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
At the Proagrica Future Farming Theatre (held on 9 and 10 May), future farming insights will be shared in the fields of dairy, pig and poultry farming, horticulture and arable farming. The editors of Proagrica brands will moderate the sessions. Admission to the GFIA exhibition and the Proagrica Future Farming Theatre is free, so sign up now to reserve your seat.
Copy of magazine Future Farming
All attendees will also get the first magazine edition of Proagrica’s new brand Future Farming. On May 9, the session Future Farming Pigs will be held. An exciting set of speakers will give an update on how to use data to be a better pig farmer. The programme is listed below.
It is possible to gather a lot of data on a pig farm (feed, health, climate). But how can a pig farmer make use of it and become a better farmer? Photo: Shutterstock
Programme for Tuesday May 9
- 13.00 Welcome
presented by Vincent ter Beek, editor Pig Progress
- 13.10 Early warning systems for disease detection in pigs
presented by Jürgen Vangeyte, scientific director agricultural engineering at the Flemish Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), Belgium
Jürgen Vangeyte, ILVO, has done research in the use of big data in pig production systems. ILVO is part of the project IOF2020, a large scale pilot focused on implementation of Internet of things. How does this apply to pigs? Vangeyte will delve more into that.
- 13.45 How to secure the crush margin by hedging the feed costs
presented by Bart Teuwen, DLV MAS, Belgium
Bart Teuwen, DLV MAS, Belgium will speak about an innovative pricing/market advisory service/tool for pig farmers who buy their own raw materials and complete feed. A smart way of doing business is smart purchasing of feed.
Sign up here for the event ‘Future Farming Pigs’.
There is more in the theatre. Click here to also register for the horticulture, poultry, crops and/or dairy seminars.
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