Innovative livestock technologies: making livestock farming more animal-friendly, sustainable & competitive

NEW POSITION PAPER

Innovative livestock technologies: making livestock farming

more animal-friendly, sustainable & competitive

3-Point Action Plan for the EU to unleash the full benefits of these technologies

 

18 October 2017

Agriculture in Europe faces a number of important challenges: it needs to become more sustainable and productive, while it must at the same time remain profitable for farmers. This is particularly true for livestock farming. Modern and innovative livestock equipment and technologies are important parts of the solution to address and overcome these challenges.

Morever, to unleash the full benefits of these technologies dedicated EU support should be made available as explained in CEMA's new position paper on "Innovative livestock technologies" covering: 

I. Innovative livestock technologies: clear advantages for animal welfare, the environment, & farmers

II. EU support is needed to unleash full potential of innovative livestock technologies

1. EU legislation must not hamper the development of innovative livestock technologies by setting disproportionate requirements

2. The EU should support research on precision livestock farming and big data in livestock farming

3. Support innovative livestock technologies with proven benefits in the next CAP

 

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