Use of innovative ingredients in poultry feed to tackle modern challenges in food systems: the Innopoultry project

Luca Simone Cocolin

by Luca Simone Cocolin, full professor of food microbiology, Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Torino, Italy.

The Innopoultry project aims at improving/resolving important issues inherent with the poultry food chain of the 21th century. More specifically, poultry meat has been identified as one of the main sources of foodborne pathogens for humans. Moreover, due to the improper use of antibiotics in the past, used also as grow promoter, poultry meat is still considered at high risk for the spread and diffusion of antibiotic resistance genes. The strategy used is focused on primary production: considering the feed as important tool to exploit, it is proposed to use alternative approaches in poultry feeding able to control and reduce the impact of food safety concerns.

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Future of Farming – Animus – Presented by Andre Fabris, AppsForce

Andre Fabris

Andre Fabris, AppsForce, will speak at Smart farming Conference, on June 27, during AgriFood Innovation Event in Venlo, The Netherlands.

Project Animus uses big data and machine learning to advise farmers how to grow plants, resulting in 25% increase in profit and better sustainability of agriculture.

Interview

What drives you?

I would love to leave a better world for our children. I believe that individuals and small and medium enterprises are innovators and game changers. Being a software expert I want to give them the right tools to make the real difference. Project Animus is that kind of tool for agriculture.

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Smart Farming & Big Data: What happens in the market & where are opportunities for you – Presented by Geert Hermans, ZLTO

Geert Hermans

ZLTO vision on Smart Farming and Big Data; What happens in the market and how and where are there opportunities for you! – Presented by Geert Hermans, ZLTO, at the Smart Farming Conference, which takes place on on June 28, 2018, in Venlo, The Netherlands.

Geert Hermans gives an impression of the ZLTO vision and strategy on Smart Farming and Big data in the agro sector. He also indicates which developments there are in the Netherlands, projects that ZLTO is involved in, which high-tech companies can use.

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