Jun 28

Agricultural Experimental Station Dłoń

Agricultural Experimental Station Dłoń

The first confirmed historical recording of the village and the manor in Dłoń, parish Miejska Górka (roughly 100 km from Poznań), comes from the XIV century. At that time, the manor was owned by the Adwaniec Kołaczkowski family and it has changed ownership many times since then.

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Jun 27

Are You Getting an Average of 12,113 kg of Milk per Cow per Lactation?

Are You Getting an Average of 12,113 kg of Milk per Cow per Lactation?

Nowe Jankowice Stud, founded in 1952, is capable of these production levels. The farm is currently owned by the Agricultural Property Agency of the State Treasury and consists of 2,593 hectares which holds 1,548 cattle including 650 dairy cows. Their most productive cow produced 17,818 kg of milk in a single lactation.

How did they do it? Andrzej Mandecki, the Chairman of the Stud explains how they achieve these levels:

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Jun 26

A Day On Farm

A Day On Farm

Working at a dairy farm is one of the most demanding jobs I know. Every day, farmers have to control a number of factors influencing their final production: they milk, assist during deliveries, inseminate, cure, feed, manage and make decisions that influence development, direction and the future of the farm. As a regular visitor to dairy farms, I honestly really admire them. Every day I suggest the best possible solutions and support their view to consistently improve performance. It means spending a lot of time in cow barns analyzing, counting, calculating, formulating…

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Jun 26

Polish Dairy Heroes: Mlekoland sp. z o.o.

Polish Dairy Heroes: Mlekoland sp. z o.o.

This week we visited the Mlekoland sp. z o.o. farm in Opole, Poland. There are 3 different shareholders with a stake in the farm.

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