Wageningen University

Breeding value for sires for feed intake

As from today, the Dutch dairy farmers can view how feed efficient the offspring of sires are. The Netherlands is one of the first countries in the world publishing this breeding value. The increased world population requires ...

dateApr 14, 2016 in Other
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Entrepreneurship in agriculture and healthcare

Care farming provides an interesting context of multifunctional agriculture where farmers face the challenge of having to bridge the gap between agriculture and healthcare and acquire new customers, partners and financial ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Other
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Akkerweb helps breeders make decisions

Yield charts, soil analyses, crop growth information; breeders are collecting an increasing amount of data related to their soil and crops. To link this data in a practical and useful way, Wageningen UR and the Agrifirm cooperative ...

dateMar 10, 2016 in Biotechnology
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