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Feasible business strategies to reduce boar taint

An optimal sensory detection protocol for boar taint and demonstrable reduction of boar taint by modified feed and immunocastration: these are the results of the doctoral thesis of Evert Heyrman, researcher at ILVO, UGent and KU Leuven. This research showed that the risk of boar taint – which ...

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European Space Agency (ESA) Call on responsible AgriTech

In the framework of the Kick-Start activities programme, the European Space Agency has launched a call titled "Responsible Agritech" in coordination with the ERA-NET Cofund ICT-AGRI-FOOD. The call is open until the 27th of November 2020 for companies that intend to develop space-enabled AgriTech ap...

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Alternatives to castrating pigs without anesthesia are gradually finding their way into Europe.

"Variety is an advantage, and consumers like the alternatives". No one alternative has emerged regarding surgical castration of piglets without anesthesia. Depending on the desired meat product and market demand, immunocastration, anesthetized surgical castration, and non-castration (in combinatio...

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Legumes are getting off the ground in Flanders. Great enthusiasm to grow, process and eat them.

Legumes (or “pulses”) have a future in Flanders. Consumer and retail demand is rising, all links in the chain are locally present and the first attempts to grow them are promising. In addition, all parties are very enthusiastic about working with them. This became clear during a sector m...

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One step closer to seaweed, oyster and mussel farming in the Belgian North Sea

According to research by UGent, ILVO, Belwind, Brevisco, C-Power, Colruyt Group, DEME Group, Lobster Fish, OD Natural Environment and Sioen Industries, culturing seaweed and shellfish in the Belgian North Sea is biologically feasible. The economic feasibility depends on tackling technical challenges...

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Alternative proteins for use in a wider range of food products? ILVO and Flanders' FOOD are up to the challenge

In the Food Pilot in Melle, Flemish Minister of Economy, Innovation, Work, Social Economy and Agriculture Hilde Crevits inaugurated a new protein processing machine. The 'high moisture extruder' can process protein powder isolated from alternative proteins such as soy and sunflower seeds into protei...

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Exceptional ILVO trial proves that new varieties yield considerably more grass than old varieties

"Dairy farmer can save up to 2 ha of land through smart choice of grass varieties". Dairy farmers can get up to 20% more grass (in dry matter) from their land by choosing new varieties. This is shown by an exceptionally large comparative variety trial of Italian ryegrass, carried out by Flanders R...

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First large-scale AGRO-ECOLOGICAL TEST PLATFORM launched in Flanders Accelerated insights into sustainable agricultural practices

The Hansbeke castle (located in the community of Deinze in Flanders, Belgium) has about 50 hectares of farmland. ILVO (Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) has concluded a promising cooperation agreement with co-owner and organic farmer Felix de Bousies (company PHAE) and...

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Be inspired by the Coastbusters approach to sustainable coastal defense!

Worldwide we are all feeling the impact of climate change along our coastal regions, with higher sea levels and more extreme weather events. The ambitious Coastbusters project aimed to take a fresh look at traditional, unsustainable coastal defense methods and instead, develop systems that work with...

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5G in agriculture and food: Five x Gezondheid (HEALTH) as a beacon for ILVO research

ILVO is gearing up its integrated research for agriculture, fisheries and food. In the renewed research strategy that is currently being elaborated, the research institute places its research efforts under the heading of “5G” (5 x “Gezondheid” or Health) of the agrifood syste...

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