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Feb 8, 2021 11:59:53 AM Maarten de Geus

Good hygiene in greenhouse horticulture: how do you motivate your employees?

As a business person in the greenhouse horticulture sector, you can put many measures in place to ensure good hygiene in the business. But however well you arrange everything with all the different...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:59:30 AM Wout Spanjers

Complying with the guidelines of the Global GAP

Global GAP is the worldwide recognised standard for the agrarian sector. This standard enables producers in this sector to certify their efforts in the areas of food safety, sustainability and...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:59:07 AM Wout Spanjers

Good personal hygiene is a mindset

Every self-respecting agricultural entrepreneur knows how important hygiene is and that it makes a determinant contribution to the success of the business. That is why every facility has set up...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:58:47 AM Wout Spanjers

Personal hygiene in intensive livestock farming: washing and disinfecting your hands

Limiting the risk of bringing in infectious germs into your shed can be done excellently with good personal hygiene. Good facilities for washing, drying and disinfecting hands in the hygienic...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:55:19 AM Wout Spanjers

Limit the risk of disease coming in by cleaning and disinfecting boots.

People are a significant source of bringing disease into intensive livestock farming. Also, through footwear, infectious disease can come into the shed and then infect your animals. So good sole and...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:54:47 AM Wout Spanjers

Reduction of antibiotics in pig farming for better hygiene

Pig farming has – just as all other sectors in intensive livestock farming – taken substantial steps since 2007 to lower the usage of antibiotics. This drop may also be continued even further over...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:54:20 AM Wout Spanjers

These are the most important hygiene measures for the agricultural sector

In the past few years, the agricultural sector has made strides in the area of hygiene measures. Since the outbreak of various diseases over the past decades, good hygiene is a must to be able to run...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:53:37 AM Wout Spanjers

Precautionary measures against African swine fever

At the moment (summer 2020), African swine fever seems to have peaked, but the virus will always present a threat to pig farming. To keep African swine fever – and also other diseases – at bay, good...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:53:16 AM Wout Spanjers

Hygiene measures to reduce the risk of bird flu

Bird flu is and remains a continuous threat to the agricultural sector in the Netherlands. The virus can be spread by direct contact between birds, through infected materials and through the air. A...
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Feb 8, 2021 11:52:53 AM Wout Spanjers

How do I create a strict separation between the dirty and clean area in the hygienic entrance of my agricultural facility?

To limit the risk of infectious germs getting in, it is essential that you create a strict separation between the dirty and clean space in your hygienic entrance. This is relatively simple to do.
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Feb 8, 2021 11:52:27 AM Wout Spanjers

You need these provisions for a hygienic entrance in intensive livestock farming

A good hygienic entrance for intensive livestock farming consists of ‘dirty’ and ‘clean’ areas that are strictly separated from each other. To limit as much as possible the risk of infectious germs...
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