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Soil Health

Soil pollution is an important issue for food, both vegetable and animal origin. It may be caused by chemicals and microbes and/or parasites. Among the chemicals heavy metals, pesticides, phosphate …

Introduction to Week 1

Water, Soil and Plant Health The main aim of this week is to increase awareness about the production of food from crops and farm animals; and the biological, chemical and …

Course Participation

This course is organised in 4 weekly topics, including: Week 1: Water, Soil and Plant Health Week 2: Animal Health and Welfare Week 3: Food Safety and Human Health Week …

Meet the Team

Please meet the team that designed this course. They include staff from both Queen’s University of Belfast and the University of Turin, Italy. Lead Educator Katrina Campbell Katrina is a …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you will find an answer to frequently asked questions on the topic of sustainable food production in a changing environment. 1. Is the environment changing? In 2014, …

Analytics Engines

Analytics Engines is building an application to help food manufacturers and processors understand and manage risks in their supply chains. Powering this application are visual and predictive analytics designed to …

Introduction to Week 3

Welcome to week 3. The aim of this week is to learn the different mechanisms which exist to control and prevent contaminants entering the food production system. Throughout this week …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you will find an answer to frequently asked questions on the topic of food safety and human health. 1. What is food safety? Food safety is a …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you will find an answer to frequently asked questions on the topic of animal health and welfare. 1. What is animal welfare? Animal welfare is the protection …

Animal Health and Welfare

Introduction Welcome to week 2. The aim of this week is to learn about herd management, focusing on technological innovation, protection of animal welfare and environmental sustainability. Throughout the week …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you will find an answer to frequently asked questions on the topic of water, plant and animal health. 1. What is soil? Soil is a mixture of …

Introduction to Week 1

Water, Soil and Plant Health The main aim of this week is to increase awareness about the production of food from crops and farm animals; and the biological, chemical and …