In what way has the work on Herbs for Cattle Health developed in both India and the Netherlands over the past 5 years? During the webinar on 21st of October 2021 dairy farmers and veterinarians from both countries shared their experiences, and were inspired by the way they can learn from each other and improve cattle health through the use of herbs. See Full report seminar_Nature Based Solutions

In small scale dairy farming system in India this work has focused on Ethno-Veterinary medicine (see factsheet below)

In the large scale dairy farming system in the Netherlands this work has focused on herbs-rich grasslands (see factsheet below)

You can find the full PP presentations here:

Maria Groot – Wageningen Food Safety Research – Intro on Dairy Herbs project

Nair – TDU-Glohmsiwa-NLF India – Medicinal plants used in EVP

Ms Veda Panchmaveda – organic dairy farmer India 1 – Panchamveda Organic Farm and Dairy

Ms. Poongodi – organic dairy farmer India 2 – Mahizham organic farm

Ms. Laksmi Ottathaikkal – organic dairy farmer India 3 – Otthathaikkal farm 

Hans NijBijvank – NL veterinarian  – Biodiversity – Good for Cows?

Jan Paul Wagenaar – Researcher Louis Bolk Institute – Pasture Herbs: Developments in Dairy Farming