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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! All attendees will also get the first magazine edition of our new brand Future Farming!

On May 10th, the session Future Farming Dairy 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.

You can gather a lot of data on a dairy farm (feed intake, milk production, activity, health, climate). But how can a dairy farmer make use of it and become a better farmer?

15.00 Welcome

presented by Emmy Koeleman, Editor in chief Dairy Global

15.10 Smart ways for young stock rearing

presented by Siert-Jan Boersema, veterinarian at Jongveecoach

15.35 Precision livestock farming for dairy: how sensors can help

presented by Vivi M. Thorup, Data analyst at IceRobotics

16.00 Use of sensors in dairy farms: is it economic?

presented by Henk Hogeveen, Professor Animal Health Management, Business Economic Group, Wageningen UR

Sign up here for Future Farming Dairy

BUT THERE IS MORE IN THE THEATRE! CLICK HERE TO ALSO REGISTER FOR THE HORTICULTURE, PIGS, POULTRY AND / OR CROPS SEMINAR.

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Emmy Koeleman studied Animal Sciences at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. She is the editor of Dairy Global and All About Feed.

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