|Topic||Ration planning tools for pigs and poultry in organic farming|
|Background||The EU Horizon 2020 project OK-Net Ecofeed will develop new tools for farmers and advisers. Among others, ration planning tools for feeding pigs and poultry under organic conditions will be developed.
|Methods||· Develop database for organic feedstuff and requirements
· Evaluate existing ration planning tools
· Develop new or adapt existing tools for monogastrics
|Contact||Antoine Roinsard – antoine.roinsard(@)itab.asso.fr
L’Institut de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation biologiques (ITAB)
Address: 9 rue André Brouard, BP 70510, 49105 ANGERS CEDEX 02, France
Barbara Früh – barbara.frueh(@)fibl.org
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
Address: Ackerstrasse 113 | Postfach 219, 5070 Frick, Switzerland
|Workplace and timing||ITAB, Angers (France) and FiBL, Frick (Switzerland)
The planned duration is 6 months in split. The first three month will start in France and the second three months will be in Switzerland.
|Required skills||English language, experience with Excel data work, knowledge in feeding|
|More info on the project||Website: https://ok-net-ecofeed.eu/
Twitter: @ecofeed and @farm_knowledge
Facebook: @oknetecofeed and @organicfarmknowledge
Download the call in pdf here.
If you have any further questions please contact Antoine Roinsard or Barbara Früh.