In the context of the Dutch EU Presidency the European agricultural ministers and European agricultural Commissioner Philip Hogan at the informal Agriculture Council visited, among other things, the dairy farm of Rik Lagendijk in Diessen (the Netherlands). A modern, innovative, open and transparent farm.
“Our company combines high animal welfare, open and transparency, sustainable soil management, low output of ammonia, low labor requirement and high job satisfaction,” said Rik Lagendijk.
Food to Be Expo
Earlier that day they visited the Expo “Food to Be” in Eindhoven (the Netherlands), led by Dutch Minister Martijn van Dam . Food to Be shows why the Netherlands and the region in particular ‘ leading ‘ is in the field of agricultural innovation.