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Background Beef production generates greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions accounting for six per cent of all human-induced emissions. Nevertheless, studies reveal that knowledge gaps exist among beef farmers about the use of innovative practices to reduce GHG emissions. Beef production can also regulate climate through carbon storage in grassland. This dual rol ...
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Innovation for Sustainable Sheep and Goat Production in Europe (iSAGE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

iSAGE will enhance the sustainability, competitiveness and resilience of the European Sheep and Goat sectors through collaboration between industry and research. iSAGE have a powerful consortium with 18 industry representatives from various EU production systems and socio-economic contexts. The sheep and goat sector will be investigated because it is sensitive to general socio-economic, demographi ...
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Innovative Management of Genetic Resources (IMAGE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

This aim of IMAGE is to enhance the use of genetic collections and to upgrade animal gene bank management. IMAGE will better exploit DNA information and develop methodologies, biotechnologies, and bioinformatics for rationalising animal genetic resources. It will demonstrate the benefits brought by gene banks to the development of sustainable livestock systems by: enhancing the usefulness of genet ...
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Grasslands are vitally important for European agriculture. The 20 partners of Inno4Grass gather farmers’ organisations, extension services, education and research in eight countries (Germany, Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland & Sweden) where grasslands contribute a major share of the agricultural area. The overall objective of the project is to bridge the gap between practic ...
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"SheepNet is a thematic network project about practice-driven innovation to improve sheep productivity (number of lambs weaned/ewe mated): a critical component of farmers’ income and therefore of the sustainability and attractiveness of sheep farming. SheepNet will establish durable exchange of scientific and practical knowledge among researchers, farmers and advisors, through a multi-actor and tr ...
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EuroDairy will foster development and dissemination of practice-based innovations in dairy farming on key sustainability issues for the post-quota era. Work Package 1 (Project co-ordination) oversees formation of the Thematic Network, ensures interconnectivity in generation, capture and demonstration of innovation and best practice, and reports project outputs including recommendations for further ...
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Background Dairy production has opposing effects on climate change. It generates greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but can regulate climate through carbon storage in soils. Hence, cattle rearing management techniques can strongly impact on the sustainability of this activity. Nevertheless, studies reveal that knowledge gaps exist amongst French Dairy farme ...
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Background Open pastoral habitats have important biodiversity richness – for instance, 81 priority bird species depend on them. However, at a European level, more than 60% of such habitats have been evaluated as having an “unfavourable” conservation status, making them some of the worst preserved. These habitats are semi-natural areas because they ...
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"Good fertility is essential for the sustainability of livestock production. Of all livestock sectors, fertility of dairy cattle is raising the greatest cause for concern. Cow fertility has declined, particularly in Holstein cattle, from 80% pregnancy to first service 20 years ago to less than 40% today. Poor fertility is one of the main reasons for early culling, such that modern dairy cows compl ...
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"Intensive genetic selection in dairy cattle has resulted in a modern cows with very high milk yield but reduced fertility and poor calving performance. The sustainability of dairy cattle farming systems relies in large part on the ability of cows to maintain reproductive performance as they cope with the constraints imposed by environmental conditions and livestock practices.The strategic aim of ...
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Emerging viral vector borne diseases (VMERGE)

Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2016,

The project intends to address the risk of emerging viral vector borne diseases in two main categories of arthropods known to transmit important animal and zoonotic diseases: mosquitoes (Aedes and Culex), and Culicoides biting midges. A research proposal targeting potential emerging viral disease risks related to these vectors will be carried out through original and integrated multidisciplinary a ...
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AUTOGRASSMILK is a unique cooperation of SME associations representing close to 100,000 SME’s in Ireland, Denmark, The Netherlands, France, Belgium, and Sweden and the core agricultural RTD’s of these countries. AUTOGRASSMILK will analyze, develop, experiment and disseminate concepts for integrating grazing and automatic milking (AM) for dairy farms. By using a network of RTD’s, advisory connected ...
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OptiMIR: new tools for a more sustainable dairy sector. (OptiMIR)

Start date: Sep 24, 2009, End date: Sep 29, 2015,

NWE produces 60% of the EU milk which represents 13% of the turnover of the food industry in EU-27. OptiMIR aims to improve the sustainability of the dairy sector by providing milk producers with tools enabling them to manage the cows fertility. feeding. health. pollutants. milk quality. etc. Milk records will be used in an innovative way: the entire MIR milk spectrum. including variations in its ...
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Face aux changements climatiques marqués par une désertification des franges sahariennes, une raréfaction des ressources naturelles, la nécessité dune gestion raisonnée des ressources en eau, lélevage camelin possède un certain nombre datouts essentiels. A ce titre, il contribue à son niveau à répondre aux grands enjeux sociétaux du bassin méditerranéen que sont la lutte contre la désertification, ...
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"MULTISWARD will support developments and innovations in grassland production and management throughout the diversity of European farming systems, pedo-climatic and socio-economic conditions. It will enhance regulating and supporting services from grasslands at the farm and landscape levels whilst improving the competitiveness of grassland-based ruminant production systems. This will be achieved b ...
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... ning processes and developing recommendations on how to avoid / remove them• Create open learning spaces for actors outside the project by sharing and disseminating project findings• Identify institutional determinants that enable or constrain existing AKS in supporting effective LINSA in the context of changing knowledge and innovation policies• Develop a conceptual framework for innovation for s ...
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AIM The aim of DAIRYMAN is to strengthen rural communities in the regions of North West Europe (henceforth NWE) where dairy farming is a main economic activity and a vital form of land use. It will lead to a more competitive dairy sector. stronger regional economies and an improved ecological performance within the rural area. WHY? The climatic and soil conditions in NWE regions are excellent ...
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BLUESEL

Start date: Jun 30, 2008, End date: Jun 29, 2013,

Over the last few years, France and Wallonia developed an adapted framework for the development of Bleue Mixte (Bleue du Nord in France and the Blanc-Bleu Belge mixed type in Belgium). However, to help livestock breeders preserve these endangered populations, it was crucial to ignore borders and establish a common structure for selection/conservation programmes. The creation of a brand image also ...
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Las razas autóctonas Latxa/Manech presentan una problemática similar ante la ocupación de razas foráneas más productoras. Su uso ganadero es la producción de leche y de cordero, comercializados bajo denominaciones de origen y label respectivamente. El sistema de explotación es sostenible con el medio ambiente, permite el mantenimiento y conservación del paisaje, y el uso de los pastos de montaña d ...
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La experiencia de los socios franceses en la actuación sobre una raza abarcando desde su esquema de selección genética hasta su comercialización de forma directa (ganadero-consumidor), puede permitir a los ganaderos españoles aprender y aplicar su experiencia a este lado del Pirineo. Al mismo tiempo, crear una estructura de raza común para España y Francia, permite un mayor y más rápido avance gen ...
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A common data exchange system for agricultural systems (AgriXchange)

Start date: Dec 1, 2009, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

Within the knowledge-based bio-economy, information sharing is an important issue. In agri-food business, this is a complex issue because many aspects and dimensions play a role. An installed base of information systems lack standardization, which hampers efficient exchange of information. This leads to inefficient business processes and hampers adoption of new knowledge and technology. Especially ...
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OPTENERGES

Start date: Sep 30, 2008, End date: Sep 29, 2012,

Ziel dieses Projekts ist die Erarbeitung eines gemeinsamen Konzepts zur Verringerung der CO2- und Treibhausgas-Emissionen in der Landwirtschaft. Dabei werden im Hinblick auf Produktion und Ener-gieverbrauch besonders effiziente landwirtschaftliche Erzeugungsmethoden ermittelt und gefördert.
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TERMINAL CROSSBREEDING OF BELGIAN BLUE WITH HOLSTEIN (CTBBH)

Start date: Dec 31, 2007, End date: Jun 29, 2012,

Following the testing started under INTERREG III in dairy-beef farms in France and Belgium, the second phase of the projects aims at assessing and identifying Blanc-Bleu bulls in the cross-border area that are geneticallysuited for cross-breeding. Indeed, both regions are complementary in terms of cross-breeding races: France contributes the necessary cows for testing, while Belgium provides the s ...
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Le développement des filières fondées sur la reconnaissance en AOC traduit la multiplication d’une stratégie de protection de l’origine. Le projet se propose de mettre en réseau différentes structures de l’Arc jurassien dans la perspective d’une mutualisation des expériences mais aussi d’un travail de réflexion sur la valeur et le fonctionnement du système AOC.
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Stock-rearing farms carry out many functions in territorial development. They play a direct economic role by maintaining jobs and services in difficult areas and supplying consumers with quality agricultural products. Cattle play a role in the management of natural areas stretching from coasts to highmountain transhumance areas, and the surface areas involved account for hundreds of thousands of h ...
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Systems of dairy production in the Atlantic Area (GREEN DAIRY)

Start date: Sep 30, 2003, End date: Nov 29, 2007,

Milk production is one of the major agricultural and economic activities of the Atlantic Area, and represents 30% of the production of the European Union. However, systems of intensive farming produce quantitatively significant waste flows of nitrogen and phosphor, which contribute to the pollution of beaches and estuaries and which therefore constitute an obstacle for the tourism sector. In order ...
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The project aims the development of a tool for self assessment of competencies as well as the necessary training modules to fulfil the detected gaps addressed to agriculture professionals dealing in their professional work with big animals, especially cows and horses. The problem addressed by the project is the rate of accidents happening with people working with big animals in Europe resulting of ...
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Mise en place dun réseau dobservation et déchange sur les conditions de production et de commercialisation de la filiere « agneaux » des Pyrénées, destiné a fournir aux différentes organisations de producteurs ou coopératives, les indicateurs techniques et économiques nécessaires a la construction déventuels accords de partenariat.  
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L'objectif général est de concevoir une démarche et tester des outils opérationnels pour accompagner, au sein de la zone, les acteurs locaux dans la mise en place de projets d'agriculture multifonctionnelle.
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Contrairement en France, la race Blonde d’Aquitaine n’a pas fait l’objet d’une reconnaissance nationale en Espagne : d’ou l’absence d’un livre généalogique, limitant de ce fait le programme d’amélioration génétique. Par conséquent, les Pyrénées Atlantiques et Gipuzkoa ont établi une coopération pour favoriser l’intégration des potentiels génétiques existants, le développement de la race ainsi que ...
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