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26 April 2016
View news from Netherlands Friesland Campina Drops Milk Price for May
NETHERLANDS - European dairy co-operative Friesland Campina has lowered its guaranteed price for raw milk for May 2016 to 25.00 euro per 100 kilograms of milk, a decrease of 2.50 euros compared to April....
20 April 2016
View news from Netherlands Phosphate Limits to Dampen Dutch Milk Production
NETHERLANDS - In volume terms, Holland produced the greatest amount of extra milk in the EU in 2015, but the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) has said phosphate limits are expected to slow production increases....
04 April 2016
View news from Netherlands Friesland Campina Cuts Jobs
NETHERLANDS - Dutch dairy co-operative Friesland Campina has implemented efficiency improvements that will lead to cost reduction and the loss of 40 permanent jobs....
24 February 2016
View news from Netherlands Gouda Cheese Salt Content Significantly Reduced from a Decade Ago
NETHERLANDS - The salt content of Gouda cheese has reduced by 22.2 per cent since 2006 thanks to producers' efforts, the Dutch Dairy Association (NZO) has said. ...
11 January 2016
View news from Netherlands Nutriad Calf Rumen Master Class
NETHERLANDS - On 16 December 2015, Nutriad’s ruminant expert team organised a master class about the relationship between nutrition, rumen development and health in veal, rose, beef and dairy calves for Thewi veterinary practice in Tilburg (NL)....
03 November 2015
View news from Netherlands Robotic Milking and Grass Feeding Go Hand in Hand
NETHERLANDS - 99 per cent of the 500 dairy farmers who participated in the project "Robots & Meadows" agreed that automatic milking and grazing can work well together on a farm, according to the Dutch National Dairy Association (NZO)....
08 October 2015
View news from Netherlands Radical Dutch Grazing Law Could Outlaw Herd Expansion
THE NETHERLANDS – Radical Dutch politicians hope to push through national grazing laws to limit expansion only to farm offering cows access to grass....
23 September 2015
View news from Netherlands Dutch Cow Garden is Welfare Revelation
THE NETHERLANDS – A Dutch farmer is making shockwaves in dairy cow welfare by keeping some of his 190 cow herd in a tranquil indoor garden....
04 September 2015
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Renames Animal Nutrition Research Division, Doubles Investment
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco announces that its global animal nutrition research centres will be renamed to Trouw Nutrition R&D. This change is part of the strengthening of its global animal nutrition activities under one brand. ...
06 August 2015
View news from Netherlands Dutch Condemn French Farmer Protests
THE NETHERLANDS – Dutch dairy leaders have voiced concerns at protest action taken by French farmers in recent weeks....
24 July 2015
View news from Netherlands Partnerships, Innovation Bridge Global Food Supply Gap
NETHERLANDS - To meet the challenge of supplying the food needs of a growing world population, we are going to have to be smart and use all the tools we can. Some successful examples using partnerships and innovations were presented during Nutreco's AgriVision...
02 July 2015
View news from Netherlands Sharing Knowledge of Animal Nutrition Can Help Bridge Productivity Gap
NETHERLANDS - Gaining new insights into animal nutrition and sharing this knowledge with others can help to bridge the global food gap. ...
14 April 2015
View news from Netherlands Final Steps in Nutreco Take-over Go Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V. has started the final step in acquiring all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in animal feed and poultry company Nutreco....
25 February 2015
View news from Netherlands Fonterra Sets Up Dutch Plant
NETHERLANDS – New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has commissioned an ingredients plant in the northern Netherlands....
24 February 2015
View news from Netherlands Dutch Dairy Leader Moves to Carlsberg
THE NETHERLANDS – A Dutch dairy figurehead has swapped milk for lager in his new role as boss at drinks manufacturer Carlsberg....
30 January 2015
View news from Netherlands Sustainable Soy and Food Waste Drive Progress in Netherlands
THE NETHERLANDS – Dutch dairying has vowed to progress on sustainability this year with the announcement that it will work hard to cut food waste and source responsible soy....
15 January 2015
View news from Netherlands Cargill Expands Animal Nutrition Innovation Center
NETHERLANDS - Faced with volatile commodity markets and changing regulations and consumer needs, animal producers are operating in an increasingly complex world. To help them more quickly respond in this dynamic environment, Cargill has expanded and renovated...
30 December 2014
View news from Netherlands Dutch Government Supports Greater Farm Sustainability
THE NETHERLANDS - The Dutch government has announced financial support for 13 projects aimed at improving agricultural sustainability, including for better grassland management, local feed production and an expansion of the 'Beter Leven' welfare mark...
12 December 2014
View news from Netherlands Sino-Dutch Dairy Expertise Centre Launched in China
NETHERLANDS and CHINA - On 2 December, the First Anniversary Celebration of the Sino-Dutch Dairy Development Centre (SDDDC) & the Launch Ceremony for the Dutch Dairy Expertise Centre was held in Beijing. At the event, a review of the work and achievements...
05 December 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Recommends Takeover Bid
NETHERLANDS - A takeover bid for Dutch based animal and fish feed and poultry company Nutreco is to be recommended to its shareholders....
26 November 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Expects Renewed Takeover Offer in December
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal, fish feed and poultry meat company Nutreco is expecting a cash offer for the company to be lodged in December....
11 November 2014
View news from Netherlands Support Rumen Development with Chopped Straw
NETHERLANDS – Fibrous feeds have a major role in calf nutrition, with straw of particular importance, say Nutreco experts....
04 November 2014
View news from Netherlands We've Been Doing It Wrong: Setting up Calves for High Production
THE NETHERLANDS - Many farms have been misguided in their approach to feeding dairy calves, the Global Dairy Calf Symposium heard last week....
31 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Is DNA Destiny? Early Life Sets Lifetime Heifer Performance
ANALYSIS - Theories at the forefront of dairy calf nutrition have their roots in Dutch Second World War history and human prenatal development, the Global Dairy Calf Symposium heard last week....
30 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Dutch Body Joins Calls Against Swedish Milk Study
NETHERLANDS – A new study linking high milk intake with increased risk of fractures and cardiovascular disease is not “cause to modify existing dairy recommendations”, says a Dutch dairy body....
22 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Sees Revenues Fall
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal nutrition, feed and meat company saw its revenue in the third quarter of the year fall by 4.1 per cent to €1,428.9 million....
02 October 2014
View news from Netherlands Calls for Transparency on Responsible Use of Antibiotics
THE NETHERLANDS - As global experts come together at the 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Amsterdam, the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) reinforces its message of responsible use of antibiotics in both...
25 July 2014
View news from Netherlands Genome Analysis Helps in Beeding More Robust Cows
NETHERLANDS - Genome analysis of 234 bulls has put researchers, including several from Wageningen Livestock Research, on the trail of DNA variants which influence particular characteristics in breeding bulls. ...
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