All news articles for November 2019

Speakers have been lined up from around the world for the event in Brussels. Pic: Getty IMages/brians101

Speakers announced for IDF symposium

By Jim Cornall

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has announced speakers for the 8th IDF International symposium on sheep, goat and other non-cow milk, which takes place May 4 and 5, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium.

Müller said introducing the straws by the end of 2020 will eliminate 48 tonnes of plastic every year. Pic: Müller

Müller to remove all plastic straws by 2020

By Jim Cornall

School children at Sunnyside Primary School in Glasgow, Scotland, have been helping Müller to become the first dairy company in the UK to offer school milk with paper straws.

“Dairy farmers in Pennsylvania and across the US are in the fourth year of an economic downturn in which many farmers are struggling to break even.

Conservation pays on US dairy farms, even in a weak economy

By Beth Newhart

In a collaboration between the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and four Pennsylvania dairy farmers, a new report finds that conservation practices generally result in a farm’s good economic health. But farmers can’t do it alone.

AgResearch says livestock can be bred to produce less methane emissions. Pic: Getty Images/Oknopo

AgResearch serious in solving greenhouse gas challenges

Kiwis show methane emissions research is more than hot air

By Richard Whitehead

How can farms reduce their greenhouse gas footprint—not tomorrow, when regulators have ruled on what is acceptable and passed it on to the dairy industry to be acted on, but right now?

DSM said the acquisition will strengthen its product portfolio and application know-how and expertise in solutions for semi-hard cheeses such as Gouda and Edam. Pic: DSM

DSM to acquire CSK

By Jim Cornall

Dutch-based Royal DSM has reached agreement with the shareholders of specialty dairy solutions provider Koninklijke CSK Food Enrichment C.V. to acquire 100% interest in the company for about €150m ($166m).

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