Guus Koch: “Why aren’t the hens laying?”

Guus Koch: “Why aren’t the hens laying?”

Close observation of animal behaviour is one of the most important steps in preventing a bird flu outbreak. That was the valuable lesson poultry farmers, veterinarians, researchers and the Dutch government learned from the epidemic in 2003. Since then, the Dutch...
Aalt Dijkhuizen: “Cooperation benefits us all”

Aalt Dijkhuizen: “Cooperation benefits us all”

The world is starting to look more and more like the Netherlands: space and raw materials are becoming scarce; labour is becoming more expensive. Global productivity in the agrifood sector needs to increase, but how to do that without endangering food security and...