28 January 2019
More efficient use of resources (e.g. land, labour, feed, fertilizer, fossil fuel and water) is one of the biggest challenges to face dairy farming in Europe, directly affecting competitiveness, social acceptability, environmental sustainability and biodiversity/habitats. Feed efficiency is an im...
Biodiversity is defined by the number, diversity and variability of living organisms, and their movements over time.
Download the technical leaflets available here to learn more about the Biotex tool used to assess biodiversity on dairy farms:
Factsheet 1: How to disbud (dehorn) efficiently, easily and painlessly and Factsheet 2: 8 step guide to disbudding a calf are available here to download:
Agriculture in general and dairy farming, in particular, are very demanding sectors in terms of work. The annual workload, the day-to-day activities and the physical aspect of the work all need to be considered. The size of the dairy cattle is increasing steadily all around Europe, activities are...
Learn more about pilot farm GAEC Montigny and their journey to become self-sufficient by optimising and diversifying home-grown forages and their project regarding an on-farm anaerobic digestion unit.
23 January 2019
The EuroDairy project has brought European Dairy farmers together. Through it’s four key themes: biodiversity, resource efficiency, socio-economics and animal care, the project has helped to pioneer innovation in European Dairy farming. This is it’s legacy....