Core functions from the three institutions:


Teaching | Education

Knowledge transfer | Advisory service

Goals of AgroVet-Strickhof

The goal of AgroVet-Strickhof, a cooperation in education and research between Strickhof, ETH Zurich and The University of Zurich, is to position itself as a national and international competence centre for education and research, especially in the following disciplines: 

  • Agricultural education and training, as well as advisory services
  • Higher education - agricultural and veterinary medicine disciplines
  • Research - national and international research projects

Focal Points

The research should have both national and international importance. All three institutes are active in research, and cooperation and exchanging of expert knowledge are key to their success. The most important focal points of the research in the years to come are as follows:
  • Economically and ecologically sustainable, location specific agricultural production
  • Preserving land, air, water and energy
  • Prevention of livestock disease
  • Animal friendly keeping of livestock: stressfree milk and meat production
  • High food quality

Suisse Tier - National Trade Fair for Farm Animal Husbandry

At Suisse Tier from 22 to 24 November 2019 you will meet leading suppliers and experts from the entire Swiss livestock industry. AgroVet-Strickhof will be there, visit us at our stand. Link to the Suisse Tier Homepage

AgroVet-Strickhof Conference

The first AgroVet-Strickhof conference will take place on 1 July 2019. Secure a seat and register today.

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AgriTech Day

Agriculture of the Future – digital and sustainable?

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More environmentally friendly cows

Bovines eat a lot of soya and are the big emitters of greenhouse gases and the air pollutant ammonia. New feed additives for ruminants and an innovative cow toilet will help. Link to the article