Meet our Experts - Katrine Lawaetz
Katrine Lawaetz is part of our network of experts, read below to find out a little more about her work.
Katrine has a background in veterinary practice on dairy herd health, diseases and reproduction. Her veterinary work has been dedicated to Herd Health Economics, Animal welfare, and calf rearing.
Groundbreaking Study Proposes Global Livestock Redistribution for Sustainable Agriculture
In a groundbreaking research paper published in the prestigious journal Nature, scientists have put forth a bold proposal to address the environmental impact of livestock farming and ensure sustainable agriculture in the face of mounting challenges.
Opinion Piece: Zeroing in on Net-Zero
A recent editorial in New Scientist magazine , ‘Net-zero action’ has started me pondering.
As the article quite rightly points out, the term net-zero and the science behind it has become commonplace. Most businesses now profess their “net-zero by…” strategies and in many cases “net-zero by 2050” is trumpeted, with the underlying message that “we’re doing our bit - problem solved.”
The Positive Impact of Animal Production on Society: A Reflection on Progress
Over the years, animal production has played a significant role in society, providing essential resources such as meat, milk, and other by-products. While sustainability is a growing concern, it is important to reflect on the positive contributions of animal production to society. This article aims to highlight the advancements made in the industry and their impact on food security, economic growth, and social well-being.
Sustainability from Field to Milk Carton
Sustainability is on everyone's minds these days. It is an agenda that is here to stay. Danish cattle farming is an integral part of the food value chain and is expected to contribute to sustainability and climate goals. We must ensure the production of good and healthy food from meat and milk, while also being mindful of the impact of agriculture on the environment, animal welfare, and the climate. However, sustainable agriculture encompasses more than just discussing animal welfare and fallow agricultural land.
Dyrlæger & Ko form new Regional Investment Group
The new Scandinavian Regional Investment Group (RIG) is currently led by Danish group, Dyrlæger & Ko.
Dyrlæger & Ko was founded in 2003 as a knowledge sharing network between 5 independent cattle vet practices. Since then it has grown to become the largest group of cattle vets in Denmark with 28 practices and 130 vets in all. Our vets are advising more than 1800 farms covering more than 65% of the Danish market which means we examine at least 368.000 cattle every year.