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Pig Progress to host seminar on Smart Pig Farming

Smart tools and big data are key at a special event to be held by Pig Progress on 21 June during the upcoming VIV Europe and Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), in co-location in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Speakers will touch on smart nutritional strategies, new insights in vaccination and the use of big data in pig management.

The line-up is:

Angela van der Sanden
Connecting Agri and Food, the Netherlands
Smart stable


Olga Averkieva, PhD
Nutriad, Belgium
Latest insights into mycotoxin risk management in pigs


Jonas Riess
Henke-Sass Wolf, Germany
Bringing intelligence to the treatment point – with HSW Eco-Matic & V-Etic


Steven Mitchell
Greengage, United Kingdom
Innovative ways of using LED lighting in a pig barn


 

Impression of last year’s edition of the Future Farming Theatre, organised by Proagrica. Photo: Koos Groenewold
Impression of last year’s edition of the Future Farming Theatre, organised by Proagrica. Photo: Koos Groenewold

Future Farming Theatre

The event will be held in the Future Farming Theatre, organised by Pig Progress’ publishing company Proagrica, on 21 June. It takes place in room Quest, Supernova in the Jaarbeurs Utrecht – this is also the location of VIV Europe and GFIA Europe.

The event starts at 12.30pm. Entrance is free.

 

Poultry, dairy and arable farming of the future

Apart from sessions on Smart Farming in pigs, visitors can also opt to attend sessions on Smart Poultry Farming, Smart Dairy Farming (both on 21 June as well) and Smart Arable Farming (20 June).

In 2017, the 1st edition of the GFIA took place, see a video feature of it here. At that event, Pig Progress also held the 1st edition of its Smart Pig Farming session, with presentations by Jürgen Vangeyte, ILVO and Bart Teuwen, DLV Market Advisory Services.

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