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Pig Event at EuroTier on Sustainable Pig Farming

by 5m Editor
24 September 2010, at 12:00pm

GERMANY - The European Pig Producers Club (EPP) will again be hosting the Pig Event on the eve of EuroTier.

The Pig events includes two evening presentations tackling the issue of sustainability and what it really means in the context of pig production.

Presentations will deal with pertinent issues in sustainability, namely, carbon footprint as a means of analysing the ecological efficiency of pig farming, and moving towards possible zero-carbon emissions in pig production.

Pig Event 2010: Sustainability – fashion or fact?

Date: 15 November 2010
Venue: Hannover Exhibition Grounds Convention Centre

18:30 Welcome address – Erik Thijssen (President, EPP)

18:45 Options and limits for Carbon-Footprint as part of an Eco Efficiency Analysis – Andreas Kicherer (BASF SE – Sustainability Center)

19:15 Pig City: from Vision to Reality: CO2-neutral pig production – Søren Hansen (pig farmer from Denmark)

19:45 Closing address – Helmut Ehlen (President, ZDS and Vice-President DLG)

20:00 Dinner in the lobby of the CC building


Prior registration required by email [email protected]: .

More information available on the European Pig Producers web site [click here].