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Over two-thirds of the useful agricultural area in Switzerland consists of grassland, which is why ruminant husbandry is an important pillar of Swiss agriculture. Agroscope provides farmers with the foundations of good forage production and animal nutrition, and is also responsible for official inspection of animal feed. Agroscope focuses on farm animals such as ruminants, pigs and horses, as well as bees.

Green Book

Das gruene Buch

Updated feed recommendations available free of charge on Agroscope website !

Agroscope has now made the updated feed recommendations for ruminants and pigs (Green Book and Yellow Book, respectively) available free of charge. Various calculation programs and access to the Feed Database form part of this comprehensive reference work.


Corinne Boss Takes Reins of ‘Animals and Products of Animal Origin’ Competence Division at Agroscope

Corinne Boss is the new Head of Agroscope’s ‘Animals and Products of Animal Origin’ Competence Division for Research Technology and Knowledge Transfer; in this capacity, she also becomes a Member of the Agroscope Executive Board.

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