10 November 2017

News article: ‘Vers gras is gewoon krachtvoer’ (Dutch)

Henry en Anja Steverink uit Silvolde melken met twee robots en realiseren een gemiddelde melkproductie van 11.500 kilo per koe. Ondanks een kleine huiskavel lukt het hun toch om succesvol te weiden. ‘Vers gras is gewoon krachtvoer.’ Read this article in Dutch farmers journal Nieuwe Oogst online:

10 November 2017

Webinar: How to minimise silage losses this winter (December 11 2017)

What to expect: During ensiling and feeding-out nutrients losses are common from silages. These losses, which can be very high, are influenced by various factors including silage dry matter content, type of crop being ensiled and the storage system used. The amount of bad silage farmers manually discard is usually fairly small, but the invisible […]

30 October 2017

Workshop Socio-economic resilience Haute de France (November 16-17, 2017)

The French EuroDairy partners will host a workshop for farmers and dairy professionals on the topic of socio-economic resilience. It’s a 2-day workshop on farms, visiting farmers and knowledge centers in the North part of France (Nord Pays de Calais), nearby the Belgium and English border. Here is the full programme (Invitation (english version) ED […]

12 October 2017

Swedish farmers feed organic grains to keep a cow’s stomach in good shape

Swedish dairy sector has been struggling much in the recent years due to low world market prices. The amount of dairy farms went below 4.000 in the spring by the end of 2016. The current amount of milking cows are 320.000 pieces making an average heard size about 85 cows. In the last 12 month […]

22 September 2017

Dairy Cattle Welfare Assessment: Keeping it practical (workshop @ IDF2017)

EuroDairy people are hosting a workshop at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Belfast this November 2017. The 90 minute workshop will be held at 16:00 on Wednesday 1st of November. To improve animal welfare assessment criteria should not only meet consumers’ demands, but also be feasible at farm level and the outcome should provide […]