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Record number 495171
Title The future of grazing : Proceedings, Third Meeting of the EGF Working Group "Grazing"
Author(s) Pol, A. van den; Vliegher, A. de; Hennessy, D.; Isselstein, J.; Peyraud, J.L.
Source Wageningen UR Livestock Research (Livestock Research report 906) - 38 p.
Department(s) LR - Animal Nutrition
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2015
Keyword(s) grazing - future - forage - grasslands - europe - begrazing - toekomst - ruwvoer (forage) - graslanden - europa
Categories Grazing / Cattle
Abstract This report presents the main results of the third meeting of the EGF Working Group “Grazing”, held in Aberystwyth, UK on 7 September 2014. The aim of the Working Group “Grazing” is to exchange knowledge on all aspects of grazing research and to provide a forum for networking.
The theme of the meeting in Aberystwyth was “The Future of Grazing”. There were five sessions:
• Welcome session / introduction
• Several forward looking views on the future of grazing in Europe
• Developments in forage production
• Current and future economics of grazing
• Closing session
The participants concluded that there certainly is a future for grazing! However, threats to grazing were also identified which need to be addressed. The EGF Working Group “Grazing” is a valuable platform for addressing these issues and exchanging knowledge on corresponding solutions
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