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SPACE TV by Web-Agri - 2020 reports

Testing your robot before buying it - it's already possible at Lely

Lely offers a rental package for its Juno forage harvester. A good way to test the product before buying it. And the brand may well go one step further by offering soon a rental service for its Astronaut milking robots.


Water quality in animal husbandry: a parameter to be taken into account

Water is the first food consumed in terms of quantity. And if you analyse the fodder, why not analyse the water? Because a concern for quality can have important repercussions on the health of the herd.


Experimentation on a large scale grassland system in the Orne department

At least 150 dairy cows of three different breeds are taking part in the Tripl'XL study carried out on the Inrae du Pin estate (Orne). Concentrate intake, reproduction, efficiency of a large herd on pasture, group calving management, animal welfare and genetics: many parameters will be evaluated in this highly ambitious experiment.


Fertilisation of pasture: assessing the need before application (not only of nitrogen)   

How to calculate the contribution to grassland? Which fertiliser should be used? What about livestock manure? Anthony Uijttewaal, engineer for Arvalis, gives an update on good practices for fertilising meadows. 


The 10 key points for a successful ration

Analyse the fodder, choose the right supplements, calculate the ration, mix it correctly and distribute it evenly... These are a few essential points for feeding a dairy or lactating herd. The nutritionist Yan Mathioux lists what he considers to be the 10 key points for a successful ration.


Genomics in animal husbandry: what costs for what gains? 

Jean-Christophe Boittin, Evolution XY, explains on the benefits of genotyping in cattle breeding, with concrete examples.


Two Innov'Space  awards for Krone: Dynamic Parking Jack and EasyNet

After receiving two Innov'Space 2020 awards for innovations designed to improve operator safety and comfort, Julien Claudon and Rémi Chenevière present us the awarded innovations.


Two objectives for the Gaec Collin-Berrée (35): reduce phytos and the work load

Julien Collin testifies about his practices to reduce the use of phytosanitary products on his mixed crop and livestock farm. Another challenge for the breeder: reducing the workload in view of his parents' retirement.


What use are preservatives for both maize and grass?

In what situation should a silage preservative be introduced? How is it applied and how does it work? What are the different types of preservatives? How much do they cost? What return on investment can be expected? For both forage maize and grass silage, Anthony Uijttewaal of Arvalis-Institut du végétal gives us some answers on the Space TV web-agri set.


Presentation of the Euroval indexation for cross-breeding meat on dairy cows

Many dairy farmers practice terminal meat crossbreeding on their herd, but how many really look at the choice of bull? With €uroval, Auriva élevage offers breeders the opportunity to better target the use of a bull according to their expectations.


[Kuhn feeding robot] the self-propelled mixer feeder Aura is used directly in the silo

Yannick Sellin, export manager at Kuhn, present the new self-propelled mixer feeder Aura. Completely independent, it ensures the desilage, the weighing, the mixing, the distribution and the regrowth of the feed. For this innovation, Aura won an Innov'Space 2020.


Post-installation follow-up: for who? why?

Interview of Marie-Isabelle Le Bars, installation and transfert officer at Chambre d'Agriculture de Bretagne.


[Grand debate] Impossible pedagogy of livestock farms: how to reconnect breeders and consumers?

With Florence Gramond (BVA Group), Etienne Fourmont (éleveur laitier), Dominique GAUTIER (éleveuse porcine) et Gabrielle DUFOUR (Datafarm) 


Mule duck in-ovo sexing machine by Des Machine - ORVIA

Interview of Marion Keravec, Communication officer at Orvia. Machine Des: special mention of Innov'Space 2020 jury. 


Interview of Anne Marie QUEMENER, Exhibition Manager at SPACE

The digital edition of SPACE 2020 is launched. Anne Marie QUEMENER, General Manager at SPACE, presents the highlights of this week.


Interview of Anne Marie QUEMENER, Exhibition Manager at SPACE

Although SPACE 2020 will not take place in its usual form, the organizers are still planning several events from September 15 to 18. Conferences, interviews, Innov'Space awards, but also networking between breeders and exhibitors... Anne-Marie Quemener tells us more about the upcoming program.


Pâtis farm (14) : Normandes, genetics, dairy processing and visits 

At the Pâtis farm (Calvados), Emilie and Antoine Houssiaux don't have time to get bored. Between the herd of Normandes, the daily dairy processing, the products sales and the reception of groups for visits, there is plenty to do ... Meeting with this passionate and energetic couple...