Grazing

The aim of the Working Group “Grazing” is to exchange knowledge on all aspects of grazing research and to provide a forum for networking.

Grazing in a high-tech world

The EGF Working Group “Grazing” held its 5th Meeting in Trondheim, Norway on the 4th of September 2016. The theme of the Meeting was: “Grazing in a high-tech world”. Information was shared in presentations and in discussions in small groups. The results are summarised in the proceedings. The proceedings and the presentations can be found below.

For more information, contact Dr. Agnes van den Pol-van Dasselaar, chair of the Working Group “Grazing”, agnes.vandenpoltest@wur.nl


Grazing and automation

The EGF Working Group “Grazing” held its 4rd Meeting in Wageningen, the Netherlands on the 14th of June 2015. The theme of the Meeting was: “Grazing and automation”. Information was shared in presentations and in discussions in small groups. The results are summarised in the proceedings. The proceedings and the presentations can be found below.

For more information, contact Dr. Agnes van den Pol-van Dasselaar, chair of the Working Group “Grazing”, agnes.vandenpoltest@wur.nl

  • Grazing management in an automatic milking system (John Shortall, Ireland)

Session V: Closure of the meeting

Agnes van den Pol-van Dasselaar

The future of Grazing

The EGF Working Group “Grazing” held their 3rdMeeting in Aberystwyth on the 7th of September 2014. The theme of the Meeting was: “The future of Grazing”. Information was shared in presentations and in discussions in small groups. The results are summarised in the proceedings. The proceedings and the presentations can be found below.

For more information, contact Dr. Agnes van den Pol-van Dasselaar, chair of the Working Group “Grazing”, agnes.vandenpoltest@wur.nl 

Presentations of the Workshop available below

  • 10 years management of on farm dairy pasture projects: review of methodology and results (Henri Kohnen, Luxembourg)

Session V: Closure

The future of grazing – Closure (Agnes van den Pol-van Dasselaar, The Netherlands)

Innovations in Grazing

The second meeting of the Working Group was held in Lublin, Poland on 3 June 2012.

The theme of the meeting in Lublin was “Innovations in Grazing”. There were five sessions:

  • Introduction
  • Technical support
  • Decision support tools for farmers
  • Novelties in grazing management
  • Innovative approaches in knowledge transfer

Contact

For further information please contact the Chair of the Working Group

Head of the EGF Working Group Grazing

Dr. ir. Agnes van den Pol-van Dasselaar
Grass and Forage Systems / Animal Nutrition
Wageningen UR Livestock Research
P.O. Box 338
NL-6700 AH Wageningen
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 317 480735 
Email: agnes.vandenpoltest@wur.nl 
Internet: www.livestockresearch.wur.nl/UK


Research methodology of grazing

The first meeting of the EGF Working Group Grazing was held on 29 August 2010, prior to the 23rd General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation in Kiel. The theme of the meeting was "Research methodology of grazing". There were three sessions:

  • Setting the scene
  • Modelling of grazing
  • Field measurements