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20 September 2017
New Dairy Farms to be Among Biggest in Central Europe
SLOVAKIA - An agricultural cooperative in Bzovík (Banská Bystrica Region) will invest €6 million in constructing one of the biggest dairy farms in central Europe....
30 August 2017
Size Matters When Innovating Dairy Products
AUSTRALIA - Imagine low-fat cream that's easier to whip, cold butter that's more spreadable, and dairy cream powders that can be tailored for a range of products from milk to cheese to yoghurts....
25 August 2017
Solar Power for Dairy Processing at FrieslandCampina
NETHERLANDS - Henk Kamp, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, granted over €200 million SDE+ subsidy for the installation of solar panels at the roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms. ...
16 August 2017
Dairy Plants, Milk Products Undergo Inspection
QATAR - The Ministry of Public Health has carried out numerous intensive inspection campaigns on dairy factories and milk products to check compliance with quality and production standards....
26 July 2017
Saudi Dairy Farm Mulls Using Cow Dung to Meet Power Needs
SAUDI ARABIA - A dairy farm in the home of the world's biggest energy exporter is considering using cow dung to meet its power needs....
07 July 2017
High-tech Ear Tags Tracking Aussie Live Export Cattle
AUSTRALIA - Technology monitoring Australian livestock in Vietnamese feedlots and abattoirs is being expanded in Australia so stock can be traced from conception to consumption....
03 July 2017
Swisslane Farms Receives 2017 US Dairy Sustainable Award
US - Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national farmer-owned dairy cooperative, is proud to recognize one of its member farm families, the Oesch family, owners of Swisslane Farms in Alto, Michigan, for receiving a US Dairy Sustainability Award from the...
28 June 2017
Viet Nam to Set Up Dairy Factory Using Belarusian Technology
BELARUS - A dairy facility employing Belarusian technologies will be set up in Vietnam, Belarusian Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Zayats told the media, BelTA has learned. ...
20 June 2017
Mazoon Dairy to Boost Oman’s Food Security from August 2018
OMAN - One of the largest projects on food security in Oman, Mazoon Dairy, will begin production from August next year, officials said....
19 June 2017
Select Sires Inc, Accelerated Genetics to Join Forces
US - The board of directors for Select Sires Inc., and Accelerated Genetics have reached a unanimous decision to unify the two cooperatives....
06 June 2017
FAO Reaches Milestone in Famine Prevention Campaign in Somalia
SOMALIA - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pushing forward with a massive campaign that has so far treated more than 12 million animals in less than three months, protecting the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands...
Probrands Commissions $3.6m Dairy Plant
ZIMBABWE - Fast moving consumer goods producer, Probrands, has commissioned a $3.6 million Ultra-high temperature dairy plant in Ruwa as the company seeks to increase its raw milk purchases to one million litres a month before the end of the year....
02 June 2017
Dairy Industry Lauds Rural Energy Master Plan
ZIMBABWE - Players in the dairy industry have lauded Government for coming up with the Rural Energy Master Plan, whose thrust is to ensure fast-track electrification of rural areas....
29 May 2017
What to Take Away from Canada’s Vast Agriculture Survey
CANADA - Canada’s agricultural industry received its five-yearly health check this month, with the publication of the 2016 Census of Canadian Agriculture – an incredibly detailed and comprehensive insight into the country’s farming sector. Angela...
09 May 2017
Right R&D Investments 'Good Bets' for Climate, Economies, Say Researchers
GLOBAL - Investing in new ways of utility-scale electricity storage and capturing carbon to store underground should be a priority for governments aiming to meet the greenhouse gas and 'green energy' targets set out in the Paris Agreement despite shrinking...
13 April 2017
Saudia Dairy Wins Key Quality Certifications
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (Sadafco), a leading dairy and foodstuff producer, said it has received two certifications in recognition of its uncompromising quality standards maintained across the manufacturing facilities....
16 March 2017
Heritage Foods Commissions Cattle Feed Plant in Hindipur
INDIA - Heritage Foods Ltd has commissioned first cattle feed plant at Gollapuram village in Hindupur mandal of Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh....
28 February 2017
Report Says World’s Future Food Security 'in Jeopardy' Due to Multiple Challenges
GLOBAL - Mankind's future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a new FAO report released last week....
27 February 2017
Dairy Farmers to Benefit from Solar-powered Coolers
KENYA - Small dairy farms, which form the bulk of milk producers, are suffering from low production as a result of lack of cooling systems and animal feeds....
01 December 2016
Certification Would Ensure Quality Welfare During Cattle Transport
Following best practices will improve welfare of cattle and provide economic benefits in dairy and beef transportation, according to a new article in The Professional Animal Scientist....
12 October 2016
Chilean Dairy Installs World's Largest Robot System
CHILE – Fundo El Risquillo, a Chilean dairy operaton with 6,500 cows, has signed an agreement to install 64 Voluntary Milking System (VMS™) milking robots from DeLaval to become the world's largest robotic dairy farm....
12 July 2016
Dairy Australia Developing Virtual Herding Technology
AUSTRALIA - Dairy Australia has successfully obtained a grant for the development of virtual herding technology, which will fund research into managing individual grazing animals and better matching their feeding requirements with the availability of...
20 June 2016
New Bill to Enable US Dairy Farms to Invest in Manure Recycling
US - Legislation introduced last week in the US House of Representatives will help dairy farmers increase their investment in technologies, such as manure digesters, that improve the environment, the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) said in support...
29 March 2016
Industry Insights: Global Trends in Ag Equipment
ANALYSIS - While the underlying trend in agricultural equipment has been Tier 4 final solutions, a diversified customer base and a growing population's sustainable use of natural resources, specifically water, are key drivers of the global market....
23 March 2016
New Figures Reveal Scottish Dairy Hub Progress
SCOTLAND, UK - New figures presented at the recent Scottish Dairy Hub Steering Group meeting revealed progress....
11 February 2016
Keeping Dry Cows Cool Promotes Herd Productivity, Research Shows
AUSTRALIA - The impacts hot weather can have on milking herds are well-known and dairy farmers throughout mainland Australia employ shade and evaporative cooling, with supporting herd management strategies, to prevent heat stress and keep their milking...
27 November 2015
First Milk Sells Scottish Dairy
UK - Dairy co-operative First Milk has announced that it has agreed to sell its Glenfield Dairy business based in Fife, Scotland to Graham's the Family Dairy ("Grahams")....
09 November 2015
Ag Groups Disappointed After Congress Voted Against Truck Weight Change
US - The American House of Representatives last week rejected a call to modernise the food transport system by allowing states to issue permits for heavier truck weights in some circumstances....
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