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Fitter Livestock Farming Project Group: Towards a Sustainable European Livestock Farming!

Fitter Livestock Farming Project Group: Towards a Sustainable European Livestock Farming!

Fitter Livestock Farming Project Group organises two workshops, providing a discussion forum for their collaborative Policy Paper.  Two workshops focused on sustainable and competitive livestock production in Europe should be brought to your attention. The first one, on 28th August 2019, is part of the programme of the European Federation for Animal Science (EAAP) Annual […]

Fitter Livestock Farming session – EAAP 70th Annual Meeting 2019

Fitter Livestock Farming session – EAAP 70th Annual Meeting 2019

The 70th EAAP annual meeting will be held on 26th – 30th August 2019 in Ghent, Belgium. During this event, GplusE representatives will participate to a joint session with other five European projects (Feed-a-Gene, IMAGE, SAPHIR, SmartCow, GenTORE). This cluster, named Fitter Livestock Farming PG, aims to bring innovation to food and sustainable agriculture. The group is coordinated under […]

GplusE final conference at EAAP Annual Meeting in Ghent!

GplusE final conference at EAAP Annual Meeting in Ghent!

The final conference of GplusE project will take place  within the 70th EAAP Annual Meeting  in Ghent, Belgium. The Conference will be held within session 66 « Impact of new precision phenotyping technologies on animal breeding » on 29th August 2019 from 14pm to 18pm and it will be co-chaired by Prof. Nicolas Gengler (University of Liège) and […]

GplusE final brochure is online!

GplusE final brochure is online!

The GplusE final brochure describing the key results obtained by the GplusE project by the end of 2018 is now online and available in the following languages: English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Danish, Spanish, Swedish, Polish and Czech. Click on the following link to download the different brochures.

Presentations given in the training schools now available on YouTube

Presentations given in the training schools now available on YouTube

The presentations given in the training schools “New Genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows” have been video recorded. Please click here to see them on YouTube!

Twenty-six trainees from 16 countries in the training school in Madrid!

Twenty-six trainees from 16 countries in the training school in Madrid!

Twenty-six trainees from 16 European countries attended the 2nd instance of the training school « New Genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows” held in Madrid, Spain, on 27-29 November 2018.

Miel Hostens talk at Zoetis event 2018

Miel Hostens talk at Zoetis event 2018

Dr Miel Hostens (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University) will give a talk to show the work of GplusE WP3  “Determination of phenotypic inter-relationships between parametres in predominantly milk and blood with physiological status, health, welfare, fertility, environmental footprint and production in dairy cows” at Zoetis genomics event. The event will be held in Rome on 7-8 […]

GplusE training schools: “New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows”

GplusE training schools: “New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows”

GplusE project training schools: “New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows”. The first training school was organised in October in Romania: Read more here. A second instance of the school will be organised in Madrid on 27-29 November. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend this interesting school! Read more here !

Training school in Bucharest well attended!

Training school in Bucharest well attended!

Nineteen trainees from 7 European countries attended the 1st instance of the training school « New Genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows” held in Balotesti, near Bucharest, Romania, on 16-18 October 2018. 

GplusE training schools: “New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows”

GplusE training schools: “New genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows”

GplusE project organises two training schools: “New Genomic and management tools for healthier dairy cows”.  The schools will be held in Romania and Spain in October and November 2018.  Read more here.