Conference "Construction, Technology and the Environment in Agricultural Livestock Management"
Hohenheim. The University of Hohenheim wants to discuss new concepts and strategies for animal husbandry at its conference "Construction, Technology and the Environment in Agricultural Livestock Management", which will be held from 18th to 20th September. The program includes contributions to the animal welfare of the husbandry methods, including, for example, movement bays in sow keeping and the composting stall in dairy cows. In addition, lectures on Precision Livestock Farming are planned, for example online detection of piglet pressures as well as gait analyzes in dairy cows for the detection of lameness. The heading "Emissions" is intended to include, among other things, the reduction of emissions in poultry farming by using certified exhaust air purification plants. According to the university, further contributions deal with the topics of milking technology and energy as well as consumer acceptance. The lecture program is supplemented by excursions to the Landesanstalt für Schweinebucht Boxberg as well as to the main and country estate Marbach. The event is organized by the Hochschule Hohenheim together with the Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft (KTBL) and the Max-Eyth-Gesellschaft Agrartechnik in the Association of German Engineers (VDI-MEG).