19 January 2017

UK farmers exchange visit to the Netherlands

From 25th -27th October 2017 a UK group of 10 dairy farmers, 2 staff members of EuroDairy partner AHDB and a researcher of the University of Bristol visited the Netherlands to learn about the Dutch antibiotics policy and how it is implemented at farm level. This knowledge can contribute to the UK implement and antibiotics […]

17 January 2017

Compact feeding webinar

This is the PowerPoint presentation (PPT) used during the online webinar on the topic of ‘compact feeding’ hosted by our Danish network partners on 17-01-2017. Here you can download this presentation (CompactTMR_Webinar_17Jan2017_final). And the live footage (video) from the webinar is here on YouTube:

13 January 2017

Galicia’s first brand of ‘female’ milk

Begoña Pardellas has spent the last 27 years tirelessly breeding and milking cows. Based in Guntín, in the heart of the northwestern region of Galicia, she is one of the thousands of women who are essential to the region’s milk industry but whose work, until now, has gone unseen behind the stable walls. She intends […]

2 January 2017

Dutch dairy sector switches to sustainable soy

The Dutch dairy sector– which buys about 300,000 tons of soy per year – only buys soy that is RTRS certified. Soy that conforms to the so-called RTRS standards protects important habitats and respects human rights in its production. The sector is thus living up to the memorandum of understanding on sustainable soy, which it […]

2 January 2017

Arla wins World Dairy Innovation Award with its commitment to animal welfare and responsible use of antibiotics

Arla has been awarded Best Environmental Sustainability Initiative, at the World Dairy Innovation Awards 2016 (june 2016, London) in recognition of its commitment to animal welfare and responsible use of antibiotics. The award also acknowledges Arla’s recent selective dry cow therapy workshops for Arla farmers which focused on minimising the risk of infection in the […]