Tour A3, 28 June: Tour leaders: Birgitte Pedersen, 15 years of experience for business development and branding in the food and agriculture value chain in Denmark and internationally . Peter W. Mogensen , journalist and editor at LandbrugsMedierne. Agricultural technician with cattle as a specialty Professional milk production with a clear focus on climate and welfare Danish dairy farmers are front-runners in combining animal welfare, high pro- ductivity and low carbon footprint. The industry has already been through professionalisation and structural development - changes that continuously set all parts of the value chain under pressure with a demand for optimisation and innovation. On this tour, you will visit an Arla dairy that produces mozzarella cheese, pizza cheese topping and shredded cheese for cooking. The dairy uses biogas from local dairy farmers for heating. You will see the new facilities for cattle research at AU Foulum, Aarhus University. AU Foulum has recently taken new barns in use that set new standards for research facilities for milk production. 11 Professors will lead us through the research in feed, milk and methane. At Sandagergård you will meet the Forum family who built the farm in 1997 and today milk nearly 500 cows using automated milking. The family runs one of the best dairy herds in Denmark and has received an award for the best work environment in the agricultural industry in Denmark. M ozzarella production at Arla in Rødkærsbro.
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