Case Studies

9 October 2017

Vruchtbare Kringloop goes Europe (in Dutch)

VKA-deelnemers Alfred Scholten en Henry Steverink delen hun kennis en innovaties met collega-melkveehouders binnen en buiten de landsgrenzen. Dat doen ze als voorloperbedrijf van EuroDairy. Dit is een Europees netwerk voor melkveehouders die hun prestaties willen verbeteren, gericht op een duurzame toekomst voor het bedrijf. Alfred Scholten neemt deel aan het project omdat hij het […]

25 August 2017

Pilot farm: Poisy training center France (video)

The EuroDaiy train went to East-France in the Rhône-Alpes region for their 4th partner meeting. With a group of over 50 dairy farmers and professionals they’ve visited some pilot farms around the city of Annecy. They also had a quick talk and tour with dairy farmers and students at Poisy knowledge & training center. Special topics […]

25 August 2017

Pilot farm: Millers Court Farm (video)

In Januar 2017  the EuroDairy network visited some farms to get a better notion of innovative farming in England, one of them was Millers Court Farm from Ed Newton and his family. This dairy farm is a recently expanded herd in a brand new housing system and milking parlour. A flying reporter made this little video capture:  If […]

30 June 2017

Grass check with smart tools in Northern-Ireland

Cutting edge technologies are being deployed on 35 farms across Northern Ireland to expand the scope and coverage of GrassCheck for 2017.  Data collected from these farms will be used to provide farmers with up-to-date information on grass growing conditions and grass quality in their locality to help them make the most of this valuable […]

12 June 2017

Exchange visit FR-EN: discussing different dairy farm types

In May 2017 a group of farmers from France visited three different farms in England to discuss innovation and best practice. Houghton Lodge Farm, which brought a redundant dairy farm back to life and keeping things simple with the aim of being fully spring block calving, Oldbury Farm moved to housed all year round calving […]