How technologies can help the agroecological transition

Vincent Levavasseur

Vincent Levavasseur will speak at the 2021 edition of the Smart Farming Conference

Interview

What drives you?
My passion is to help farmers to succeed in the agroecological transition using the right tools and the good networks. There are big challenges today in agriculture where agroecology can fully bring responses at the economic, environmental and social levels. Our challenge is to scale up agroecology.

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The value of Point Of Care (POC) for egg quality and safety: The case of antibiotics and mycotoxins detection

Georgios Manessis

Rapid, on-site assessment of potential risks that compromise food safety and quality can play a key role in maintaining the agricultural sector’s sustainability and profitability. POC diagnostics and tests have proven indispensable tools for screening. Considering that eggs are a cheap and excellent source of protein, the volume of eggs produced in EU and the industry’s profitability, investments on new technologies that reassure food safety from “farm to fork” are justified. Early detection of antibiotics and mycotoxins, in view of their impact on health, is crucial for the successful implementation of the “farm to fork” approach.

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