• Application deadline
  • For whom?
  • Programme

Scholarship: apply before 19 October 2019 if you want to take part in this course with a scholarship (OKP or MSP).

Alternative funding: if you are applying with alternative (own) funding you can apply up to 2 months prior to the start of the programme.

This programme is gearded towards:

  • owners and managerial staff of private, public, or cooperative dairy farms
  • dairy training institute staff
  • extension workers
  • staff of advisory services who deal with all management aspects of dairy farms

This programme consists of three modules which contents the following subjects:

  • devize soil fertilization plans
  • develop a grazing management plan
  • formulate silage
  • optimize rumen fermentation, prevent metabolic disorders
  • systems for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (CH4) in dairy cattle nutrition
  • assess and calculate roughage supplies
  • calculate and optimize rations for the various Lactation stages of dairy cows
  • calf and young stock feeding and growth targets
  • feeding systems, TMR
  • systems for monitoring feeding management