The 2019 European Pig Innovation Group (EU PiG) Grand Prix is open for entries until 28 February 2019. All pig producers are invited to enter their innovative ideas and examples of on-farm best practice in this annual EU-wide contest, with up to 300 producers competing to become an EU PiG Ambassador.
Three pig producers from Belgium have won international awards for their innovation in pig production. They are the winning best practices from the 2018 Grand Prix and have each been awarded the title of EU PiG Ambassador. The best practices address three key challenges, which were identified by industry:-
RPIG for Spain, Emma Fàbrega i Romans of IRTA will be delivering a workshop on 21st November about the EU PiG project.
This is the fourth newsletter of the EU PiG project. It provides news of the eight winning best practices from the 2018 EU PiG Grand Prix competition. In addition, it features some of the best practices from the 2017 Ambassadors, focusing on Animal Welfare and Health Management.
Eight pig producers from across Europe have won international awards for their innovation in pig production. They are the winning entrants in the EU PiG Innovation Group (EU PiG) Grand Prix and have each been awarded the title of EU PiG Ambassador.
It is an annual competition designed to identify best practice on pig farms and share it with pig producers throughout the European network and beyond.
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EU PiG Grand Prix
A contest to identify best practice in each of the project's four thematic areas.