Livestock & environment
The experts at Wageningen Livestock Research have broad expertise with regards to the effects of livestock on the living environment. This research and knowledge transfer focuses on the environmental effects on soil and atmosphere. Our aim is to translate the demands placed by society into sustainable, feasible solutions for livestock farms.
What we can do for you?
We offer clients expertise on measuring environmental effects (both positive and negative) while understanding the underlying processes. In addition to substantive expertise, we also provide expert facilitators for innovation processes at both system and farm level. Our expertise includes:
- Atmosphere: gaseous emissions, particulate matter, low-emission animal housing systems
- Soil: soil quality, water, minerals and fertilisation, pasturing, grassland and feed crops
- Closing mineral cycles: animal-manure-crop cycles, manure technology
Contact the head of our department, and formulate a suitable solution for your knowledge questions about livestock and the environment together.
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Geen derogatie is gamechanger sector'
Raming van luchtemissies uit de landbouw tot 2030, met doorkijk naar 2040 : Achtergronddocument veehouderij en akkerbouw bij de Klimaat- en Energieverkenning 2022
Food systems in the Bangladesh Delta : Overview of food systems in Bangladesh with a focus on the coastal south west
Innovatieve stalsystemen voor verwaarding van varkens-, kalver- en rundveemest : NL Next Level Mestverwaarden
Exploring the profitability potential of vermicomposting solid pig manure
Estimating body dimensions and weight of cattle on pasture with 3D models from UAV imagery
Review : Connecting circularity to animal welfare calls for a ‘novel’ conceptual framework based on integrity
Linking key husbandry factors to the intrinsic quality of broiler meat
Ecological determinants and risk areas of Striga hermonthica infestation in western Kenya under changing climate