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How to control the spread of Mastitis in cattle

The spread of mastitis in cattle is caused by parasites. Find out what are the best techniques to avoid infection in dairy and cattle farms.

Poultry

Ultimate list of 9 foods to avoid in chicken feed

What can and cannot chickens eat?Check out the latest list updated to 2021 of the 9 foods to absolutely avoid in the diet of your farm’s chickens and hens

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How to manage agricultural products after harvesting? Discover the ideal microclimate for product storage

Relative humidity and storage temperature change depending on the product. Find out the storage values of the main greenhouse vegetables.

Poultry

Why you should use oils in feeding broilers?

Liquid feed fats offer a good range of fatty acids useful for poultry development. Insect oil can be a good alternative to traditional vegetable oils.

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The ultimate list of optimal nutrition for pigs on small rural farms

Learn about alternatives to commercial feed for small pig farmers in rural areas. Here’s a list of 10 low-cost nutrients for pigs.

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The Maso, a typical alpine farm

The Maso is a typical alpine structure for agricultural use, present in the eastern alpine valleys. Discover its characteristics and other curiosities

Assorbitore ad acqua calda Energy Saving

How to cool your facilities using hot water

Hot water absorption chillers can be used to recycle hot water from industrial processes or biogas plants in greenhouses and farms.

Manutenzione impianti raffrescamento adiabatico Health & Wellness

What to do before turning cooling systems back on at the farm?

Evaporative cooling systems are a place where risky human health pathogens like Legionella can develop. Find out what to do before cooling your facilities.

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How to circulate and refresh the air in a greenhouse

Natural ventilation, mechanical ventilation or humid mechanical ventilation, find out which is the best way to circulate and cool air in greenhouses.

Come prevenire l'influenza aviaria negli allevamenti Poultry

5 interesting questions and answers about Avian Influenza

Avian flu is a disease that worries many farmers; here are 5 questions we answered to keep you better informed.

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How to prevent the spread of Botrytis in greenhouses

Botrytis cinerea is a fungus that thrives in greenhouses with high humidity levels. Discover some tips to prevent its spread

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How can a pig breathe through its rectum?

Discover the curious discovery resulting from a Japanese medical research. Pigs can breathe through their rectum and help progress in the fight against Covid-19!

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How to circulate and refresh the air in a greenhouse

Natural ventilation, mechanical ventilation or humid mechanical ventilation, find out which is the best way to circulate and cool air in greenhouses.

Eliminare la botrite nelle serre Agriculture

How to prevent the spread of Botrytis in greenhouses

Botrytis cinerea is a fungus that thrives in greenhouses with high humidity levels. Discover some tips to prevent its spread

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4 Effective Methods to Implement Regenerative Agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is better than sustainable farming, find out why in this article and what are the most popular methods to start implementing it on your farm.

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How to refresh your interior with plants

The summer season also brings sultry heat waves, be ready by putting plants in your rooms. An ecological and economical solution to cool down the rooms.

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Compost VS Vermicompost: which is better?

Both natural fertilizers are great for fertilizing the soil of open fields and greenhouses, but the two products do not have the same properties and are obtained under different conditions.

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Hydroponic agriculture: here is why you should invest in urban farms and how to face the most common diseases of plants grown inside.

Hydroponic farming is a new trend in agriculture. We explain why you should take an interest in this area and what are the main challenges of this growing technique.

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Mastitis control in Friesian cows - Franco Animal FarmsCattle

How to control the spread of Mastitis in cattle

The spread of mastitis in cattle is caused by parasites. Find out what are the best techniques to avoid infection in dairy and cattle farms.

Poultry

Ultimate list of 9 foods to avoid in chicken feed

What can and cannot chickens eat?Check out the latest list updated to 2021 of the 9 foods to absolutely avoid in the diet of your farm’s chickens and hens

Poultry

Why you should use oils in feeding broilers?

Liquid feed fats offer a good range of fatty acids useful for poultry development. Insect oil can be a good alternative to traditional vegetable oils.

FoodPigs

The ultimate list of optimal nutrition for pigs on small rural farms

Learn about alternatives to commercial feed for small pig farmers in rural areas. Here’s a list of 10 low-cost nutrients for pigs.

Come prevenire l'influenza aviaria negli allevamenti Poultry

5 interesting questions and answers about Avian Influenza

Avian flu is a disease that worries many farmers; here are 5 questions we answered to keep you better informed.

Animal FarmsHealth & Wellness

How can a pig breathe through its rectum?

Discover the curious discovery resulting from a Japanese medical research. Pigs can breathe through their rectum and help progress in the fight against Covid-19!

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How do bees survive the heat?

Bees have developed a very unique adaptation to the heat. In celebration of World Bee Day, let’s find out how they adapt to the muggy summer weather to ensure their survival.

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Heat stress in cattle: the ultimate guide to preventing it

What are the signs of heat stress in cattle? We carefully observe cattle and employ strategies to prevent this distressing condition and ensure the animal’s well-being.

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Discover spirulina, a potential ingredient for the poultry feed of the future

Spirulina is widely used as a supplement in human nutrition, but what benefits could it have if it were integrated into poultry feed? Let’s analyze its possible use in poultry farming.

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Flies in cattle farms: natural prevention methods

The most annoying insect on farms, especially cattle farms, is undoubtedly the housefly. It is a nuisance for both animals and breeders. It is very important to control its spread, to avoid behavioral disorders of the animal and the transmission of pathogens.

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Feeding pigs: 5 tips for preserving corn and avoiding the spread of mycotoxins

The use of foods contaminated with fungi and mold undermines not only animal health, but human health as well. Learn best practices for avoiding mycotoxin contamination of your crop.

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How to put new hens in the coop: 7 tricks to implement

7 effective methods to avoid cannibalism between two groups of poultry and ensure optimal coexistence in the poultry house.

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vegetables storage humidity and temperature Agriculture

How to manage agricultural products after harvesting? Discover the ideal microclimate for product storage

Relative humidity and storage temperature change depending on the product. Find out the storage values of the main greenhouse vegetables.

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Wagyu: the best beef cattle in the world

Wagyu is the Japanese breed of cattle known throughout the world because of its highly marbled meat. It is also the cattle used to produce the renowned Kobe beef. Learn about the characteristics that make Wagyu the best breed of beef cattle in the world.

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Everything you need to know before setting up a mealworm farm

The nutritional properties make Tenebrio Molitor a potential substitute for meat and legumes in human nutrition, discover the various stages of its growth and the ideal microclimate for its breeding.

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Get rid of plastic for fruits and vegetables – now you can!

Misting is the solution to reducing plastic waste in the supermarket, and one of the benefits is increased product sales, find out why in this article.

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Kale, 5 good reasons to include it on your shopping list

Kale is the trendy superfood loved by international stars.It is widely used in Nordic countries but in other areas of the planet it is still little known.

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Why eating garlic is good for you and how to best store it.

Garlic is a bulb having many properties, used since ancient people as a cure for many pathologies. Which diseases does it help to cure? How to best preserve it in our houses?

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Assorbitore ad acqua calda Energy Saving

How to cool your facilities using hot water

Hot water absorption chillers can be used to recycle hot water from industrial processes or biogas plants in greenhouses and farms.

Manutenzione impianti raffrescamento adiabatico Health & Wellness

What to do before turning cooling systems back on at the farm?

Evaporative cooling systems are a place where risky human health pathogens like Legionella can develop. Find out what to do before cooling your facilities.

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Bifacial photovoltaic modules, what are their characteristics and why to install them

Bifacial photovoltaic panels are more performing than the single-sided ones, find out how they work and why to install them in your farm

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of photovoltaic greenhouses?

Clean energy and savings, but also surface shading. In what cases is it suitable to install photovoltaic panels on greenhouses? Let’s find out in this article.

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Reducing energy consumption on the farm: 6 effective tips

In agricultural facilities, electricity consumption is one of the primary sources of expenses, so it is important to adopt simple solutions to save money

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Green Roofs, a trending and eco-friendly solution for thermal regulation of your building

The use of vegetation on the roof of industrial warehouses and residential buildings is an effective way to help air conditioning systems work more efficiently, without overloading energy consumption.

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5 electrical appliances that consume energy even when switched off

With a few little tricks you can save electricity while being kind to the environment and your pocket

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The Maso, a typical alpine farm

The Maso is a typical alpine structure for agricultural use, present in the eastern alpine valleys. Discover its characteristics and other curiosities

Sustainability

Educational farms: a new model of agricultural entrepreneurship

The educational farm is a type of farm open to visitors for recreational and educational purposes. Find out what it is and how to set up an educational farm in this article.

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Earth Day 2021: the best online experiences not to be missed

On April 22 we celebrate World Earth Day, we have selected for you some online events not to be missed.

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The island of swimming pigs

The Bahamas have always been a popular destination, but there is one island with a curious peculiarity.

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Staying warm in the ice. Here’s why it’s not cold inside igloos

When we think of ice, we think of sub-zero temperatures and extreme cold, but this is not always the case. This special paradox of nature has also led to curious tourist experiences.

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