Project

Farm specific economic and epidemiological decision support for livestock farming

Duration
01 October 2010 → 05 January 2016
Funding
Regional and community funding: IWT/VLAIO
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
Keywords
helminths farm-specific decision support
 
Project description

This research focussing on the development of a decision support system for the implementation of farm-specific strategies to fight economic important infectious diseases in dairy farming.

A farm-specific approach would be needed in which epidemiological en economic information are combined. A case study will be focused on helminth infections, that despite subtle productions losses could have substantial economic impact.