17 October 2016

French milk producers: ‘join us; together we’re stronger!’

Since 2009, crises have become a recurring feature. This was caused by production increase through the so called “soft landing”: The European Commission has increased milk quotas without concern for market situation and market outlook – so the quota system didn’t work any longer. As a result the milk market has experienced a substantial fall […]

8 August 2016

EuroDairy at the annual EGF Congres (Trondheim, 5-8 september 2016)

The 26th EGF General Meeting will be on the main topic of: ‘The Multiple Roles of Grassland in the European Bioeconomy’. EGF is a forum for research workers, advisors, teachers, farmers and policy makers with active interest in all aspects of grasslands in Europe. These aspects include management of all types of grasslands for production, utilization, […]

8 August 2016

Annual meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (Belfast, 29-2 sept. 2016)

This year’s main theme of the annual conferenceis ‘Sustainable Food Production:  Livestock’s Key Role’. This is Europe’s largest animal science conference and will feature 1000 presentations and 1200 delegates. The content will cover the whole range of animal science including genetics, nutrition, animal management and health, physiology, cattle, sheep and goat, pig, poultry and horse […]

1 August 2016

Field report dairy farming in Slovenia

July 2016 the EuroDairy network traveled into Slovenia. The University of Ljublijana hosted this  cross meeting and also planned a field trip to 3 (family) farms in the northern Bled region. It gives good insights in the business needs of Slovenian dairy farmers in the post-quota era. Slovenia has 2.1 million inhabitants. Slovenian agriculture is […]

28 April 2016

Annual conference European Dairy Farmers 2016

The annual EDF Congress is a highlight since EDF’s foundation. Every year more than 300 members, partner and other interested dairy enthusiasts meet to discuss a specific topic and to learn about dairy farming in the host country. Every EDF congress is organized by a different national branch. Participants of the EDF congress can look […]