Technical tours

Horse and Goat tour

  • Destination: Caprinehoeve (Gits) and Keros nv (Passendale)
  • Friday 30 August, from 8.30 to 16.30 h
  • Total distance: 155 km

In short: We will depart from ICC and drive to the Caprinehoeve (66 km), where we will visit a dairy goat farm. After lunch we are heading to Keros NV (15 km), where we will visit the embryo transfer center for horses and receive information about their activities in the area of horse breeding, namely artificial insemination and embryo transfer. Then we return to ICC (74 km).

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Aquaculture and Insects tour

  • Destination: Inagro (Rumbeke-Beitem) and Aqua4C & Tomato Masters (Kruishoutem)
  • Friday 30 August, from 8.30 to 16.15 h
  • Total distance: 140 km

In short: We will depart from ICC (Ghent) and drive to Inagro (66 km), where the group will be split in two. One group starts a guided tour through the aquaculture division (growth of zander), followed by a tour through the insect rearing facilities (meal worm, black soldier fly and cockroach); the other group visits both divisions in the reverse way. After lunch, we will drive to Kruishoutem (48 km) to visit the collaborating companies Aqua4C where omega perch is grown and Tomato Masters. Then, we return to ICC (24 km).

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Nuscience and ILVO tour

  • Destination: Nuscience (Factory of the future 2017) and ILVO Animal Sciences (Melle)
  • Friday, 30 August, from 8.30 to 16.30 h
  • Total distance: 50 km

In short: We will depart from ICC and drive to Nuscience in Drongen (11 km) for a general introduction of the company, before we go out for a guided tour through their feed factory. After lunch we are heading to ILVO in Melle (16 km) where we will visit the experimental dairy research barn and receive information on the research in the animal husbandry domain (pigs, poultry, cattle). Then we return to ICC (15 km).

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Tour meat breeds Belgian Blue and Piétrain

  • Destination: The province of Liège
  • Time: Friday, 30 August, from 08.00 to 19.30 h
  • Total distance: 350 km

In short: We will drive to the province of Liège to visit an artificial insemination center for Piétrain pig boars and a Belgian Blue cattle farm.

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Platinum sponsor

nuscience - member of the royal agrifirm group

Silver sponsors

ORFFA


Eastman

Bronze sponsors

Aveve Biochem Departement Landbouw & Visserij
INVE
proviron - chemistry between us
agolin
Adifo
Kemin
Cargill
ANKOM technology
IceRobotics
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