- Three months to destroy a dairy cow
Ageing milking system liners can be a catastrophic health threat to otherwise healthy cows.
- Palmyra Farm Awarded the 2022 McKown Master Breeder Award
The siblings’ dedication to the Ayrshire breed and its future has been nearly immeasurable. In honor of their hard work and success, they have been selected by the Klussendorf Association as this year’s recipients of the Robert “Whitey” McKown Master Breeder Award.
- Leaving school at 16 to become a full-time dairy farmer.
Stewart left school at the young age of 16-years-old and has been working full-time as a dairy farmer since. “I can say that I really cannot imagine doing anything else with my life. Although it is a lot of hard work and very long hours, it is rewarding.”
- New CEO at VikingGenetics
Louise Helmer comes to VikingGenetics from a position as an independent consultant within Strategy, ESG, and development at Hald & Lie, and was before this the Managing Director of the consulting company Centrovice, where she also previously held several leading positions.
- Anti-dairy activists pour milk on Harrods floor after ‘occupying’ Waitrose cheese aisle
Vegan activists have poured milk on the floor in Harrods and “occupied” the cheese aisle in Waitrose in a protest over the dairy industry.
- U.S. House Rejects Republicans’ School Milk Amendment
A U.S. House committee passed a major school meal reauthorization Wednesday but defeated a bid by Northeastern Republicans to strengthen dairy’s market access.
- Leaninghouse Holsteins Continue to Rise in Classifying Statistics
Leaninghouse Holsteins continue to improve their herd and gain outstanding classifications this summer! With a classification count of 1,474 head, they proved to be successful even in the torrid heat.
- 120-cow farmer making more time for family & improving efficiency
Improving labour efficiency on-farm is a long-term goal of Ronan’s. To pay the way for this, he has adopted labour-saving technologies. To date, these have included a cow heat detection system and a heifer synchronisation breeding programme.
- Lawsuit accuses Dairy Farmers of America of creating ‘monopsony’ in the Northeast
A New York state dairy farm is leading a class-action lawsuit in federal court in Vermont against Dairy Farmers of America — the country’s largest dairy cooperative — arguing the organization has violated antitrust law and artificially lowered the price of raw milk.
- Holstein Canada Announces Travel Surcharge to Each Classification Visit
Due to the current economic environment, The Board of Directors of Holstein Canada approved a travel surcharge of $30 to each classification visit. This will be effective August 8th, 2022. As a national member organization, it is important to be fair and equitable across the country.
- DeLaval Flow-Responsive™ Milking sets new standard for milking efficiency
DeLaval, a global leader in dairy innovation, introduced Flow-Responsive™ Milking, a new technology that adapts the applied vacuum to the milk flow profile of each cow, reduces milking times by up to 10% and supports good udder health and animal welfare.