May 13

Are My Cows Affected by Heat Stress?

Are My Cows Affected by Heat Stress?

The Sunshine State Beats the Heat
It is estimated in 2003, the United States dairy industry lost $897 million due to heat stress related issues.  How can an industry lose this much money to a climate change, how can we combat it, and can you imagine all of the positive things that could have been done with $897 million?

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May 09

Improving Rumen Efficiency in Buffalo

Improving Rumen Efficiency in Buffalo Cesare Jemma - buffalo breeder from Campania, Italy

There are roughly 360,000 buffaloes in Italy. This market is valued at about €500 million. With the high cost of raw materials, the main question is: how to get more from the same ration? Optimising the use of forages may be an option. We met with Cesare Jemma, a buffalo breeder from Campania who optimised the performance of his buffalo herd.

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May 08

The Bandioli Dairy Farmers

Categories: Dairy Cows
The Bandioli Dairy Farmers

The Bandioli Farm sees 3 brothers carry on the family tradition that requires daily sacrifices but at the same time, provides great job satisfaction. They combine their dairy business with their passion for travel and researching international dairy practices abroad. This has enabled them to become one of the top herds in Italy by putting themselves at the forefront of technology and herd management.

Find out why they were chosen as representatives of the Italian Dairy Heroes.

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Apr 26

Reaching High Dairy Production in the Netherlands

Categories: Agriculture, Dairy Cows
Reaching High Dairy Production in the Netherlands Rens de Brouwer is a dairy farmer based in south Netherlands and he spoke with us about his vision for dairy farming

During a farmers meeting organised by Alltech and Heemskerk Dairy, Rens de Brouwer spoke about his vision for dairy farming. Rens is a young dairy farmer in the south of the Netherlands.

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