Research explains why cool cows can provide more milk

15:13 | 07/08/2021

With increasing global temperatures, dairy cattle face heat stress more frequently throughout the year than in the past. Thanks to cooling technology, dairy cattle can enjoy a better quality of life, but farmers and consumers may wonder if cattle comfort results in more milk.

Lameness could cost dairy farmers up to £13,600 a year in decreased milk yield

20:34 | 13/07/2021

Early detection is key for dairy farmers to stay on top of lameness cases and prevent the impact being seen in the bulk tank, particularly those milking on a robotic system.

The UK's dairy exporters go online to remain cream of the crop

15:03 | 17/06/2021

A virtual meet the buyer event has helped UK dairy businesses continue to unlock potential export opportunities in Asia.

Dairy beef trial to reveal eating quality potential

20:54 | 25/05/2021

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is investigating the potential of creating a viable dairy beef supply chain to add substantial value to dairy steers commonly sold into lower value markets.

Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef sales and exports slide again

21:56 | 14/05/2021

US beef sales are faltering from last month, while the dairy sector holds steady at the start of May.

New Zealand’s Synlait Milk CEO to step down amid economic uncertainty

21:10 | 12/04/2021

Synlait Milk Ltd says that its chief executive, Leon Clement, will step down at the end of April and that the company’s co-founder would take an interim leadership role.

New Zealand's Fonterra completes sale of two China farms

22:10 | 09/04/2021

Fonterra has completed the sale of its two wholly owned China farming hubs in Ying and Yutian.

UK's MilkSure training programme hands over administration to the BCVA

20:17 | 24/02/2021

The BCVA says that changes to the scheme will make it more accessible for dairy farmers and vets.

USDA Ag Outlook Forum: US dairy industry still facing uncertainties

21:02 | 22/02/2021

The US dairy sector entered 2021 still in flux following the unprecedented disruptions brought about by COVID-19 in 2020, USDA said Friday in its closely watched annual Ag Outlook Forum.

US dairy exports volume sets all-time high mark in 2020

14:24 | 16/02/2021

Despite significant disruptions in trade throughout 2020, the United States exported nearly 2.4 million metric tons of dairy goods last year–a record-setting mark, according to data released today by USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).