Technical Tours

Thursday 20th October

Tour 0 – Farming in a challenging environment

Departing: 08:45 h from ‘de Doelen’

09.45-12:45 h Area Cooperative Midden – Delfland
City: Midden – Delfland
Short description: Concretizing sustainability and biodiversity in a densely populated region.

13:45-15:45 h Ras Circular Farm
City: Den Bommel
Short description: Circular farming in practice

Back at ‘De Doelen’: ± 16:15 h

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Tour 1 – Innovative Farming

Departing: 08:00 h from ‘de Doelen’

09:00-17:00 h Lely Campus and Lely Farms
City: Maassluis
Short description: Solution provider for harvesting, feeding, milking. Demonstrating Lely solutions functioning in practice

Back at ‘De Doelen’: 18:00 h

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Tour 2 – Taste of Dairying 1

Departing: 07:45 h from ‘de Doelen’

09:00-11:15 h DSM
City: Delft
Short description: The science behind food innovations

12:45-14:15 h Yakult Europe
City: Almere
Short description: Production of probiotic dairy drinks

16:00-17:00 h Farmhouse Dairy “De Twee Hoeven”
City: Haastrecht
Short description: Dairy farm and farmhouse cheese production.

Back at ‘De Doelen’: 18:00 h

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Tour 3 – Innovative Technology

Group 1: Departing: 08:30 h from ‘de Doelen’

09:45-11:30 h NIZO
City: Ede
Short description: Innovative technology applied to ingredients and products

13:30-16.00 h FrieslandCampina Innovation
City: Wageningen
Short description: FrieslandCampina process and product development centre


Group 2: Departing: 07:45 h from ‘de Doelen’

09:15-12:45 h FrieslandCampina Innovation
City: Wageningen
Short description: FrieslandCampina process and product development centre

13:15-16:00 h NIZO
City: Ede
Short description: Innovative technology applied to ingredients and products

Group 1 & 2: Back at ‘De Doelen’: ± 17:30 h

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Tour 4 – Food Safety & Quality

Departing: 07:30 h from ‘de Doelen’

09:30-11:30 h GD Animal Health
City: Deventer
Short description: Supporting in animal health and animal production

12:30-14:14 h Qlip
City: Zutphen
Short description: Dairy quality assurance, raw milk and dairy product testing

15:45-17:15 h Rikilt
City: Wageningen
Short description: Independent research on safe and reliable food

Back at ‘De Doelen’: ± 19:00 h

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Friday 21th October

Tour 5 – World Cattle Breeding

Departing: 08:30 h from ‘de Doelen’

10:00-15:30 h CRV
City: Arnhem
Short description: Breeding for future

Farm visit
City: Arnhem Area
Short description: Demonstrating modern farm management approaches

Back at ‘De Doelen’: ± 18:00 h

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Tour 6 – The Milky Way

Departing: 07:45 h from ‘de Doelen’

10:00-12:00 h Dairy Campus
City: Leeuwarden
Short description: Experimental farm for dairy education and research

13:30-15:30 h DOC
City: Hoogeveen
Short description: Modern high capacity cheese production/whey processing

Back at ‘De Doelen’: ± 17:45 h

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Tour 7 – A Taste of Dairying 2

Departing: 08:00 h from ‘de Doelen’

09:00-11:30 h DSM
City: Delft
Short description: The science behind food innovations

13:00-15:00 h Royal Bel Leerdammer
City: Schoonrewoerd
Short description: Production of Leerdammer cheese

Back at ‘De Doelen’: ± 16:15 h

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Tour 8 – A Taste of Dairying 3

Departing: 08:15 h from ‘de Doelen’

09:45-11:45 h Yakult Europe
City: Almere
Short description: Production of probiotic dairy drinks

13:15-15:15 h Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods
City: Gorinchem
Short description: New dairy plant for concentrated milk and special formula

Back at ‘De Doelen’: ± 16:15 h

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Tour 9 – Research & Education

Departing: 08:00 h from ‘de Doelen’

09:30-12:00 h FrieslandCampina Innovation
City: Wageningen
Short description: FrieslandCampina process and product development centre

12:45-14:45 h Wageningen University
City: Wageningen
Short description: Innovation technology applied to ingredients and products

Back at ‘De Doelen’: ± 16:30 h

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All times are subject to alterations