A new study has revealed that organic milk has more health benefits
than previously predicted. The findings show that organic milk has
higher Omega fatty acid content than conventional milk. Organic
farmers are calling for official...
Hand held computer equipment is being used in dairy farms in
Australia to make the collection of milk samples more efficient for
farmers, the companies involved believe that the the technology
will encourage the testing of milk and...
Adolescents who consume soft drinks are being deprived of nutrients
that are essential for growth and development. A new study has
revealed that milk drinks, even those with added sugars' are
healthier for growing children.
Scottish company IceRobotics is a step closer to bringing its
robotic milking technology to market following a second round of
investment from the National Endowment for Science, Technology
& the Arts (NESTA). The company is...
Uncertainties over milk purchasing levels and payments caused by
the financial crisis at dairy giant Parmalat is forcing southern
European farmers into a race to secure guaranteed sales that may
quickly put pressure on milk prices.
The University of Maryland is embarking on a tour of the
Netherlands and Denmark to discuss some of the problems that may
face the users of milking machines that are designed to boost milk
production while improving animal welfare.
Lactimilk, the subsidiary of Spanish group Ebro Puleva which
produces the Leyma, Ram and El Castillo brands, is to invest
between €36 and €45 million over the next three years in
relaunching all three brands.
First milk, the 4,000 strong farmer owned co-operative, has
received a 0.9 pence per litre increase on milk that farmers within
the group produce. This move brings the standard production price
offered for milk up to 18.43 pence per...
The debate over UK milk prices last week took a step up in
intensity. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
announced its plans to carry out an inquiry aimed at bridging the
gap between retail prices and production prices...
A group of scientists from the Dutch National Institute of Public
Health and the Environment, have found that young children who eat
products which are high in milk fat are less likely to develop the
chronic condition asthma.
The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a
draft assessment regarding the safety of food products that are
taken from cloned animals. The results suggest that these products
are as safe for human consumption as...
First Milk, the 4,000 strong UK co-operative, intends to secure an
increase of milk prices for dairy farmers. The group said that it
will deliver an 'ardent push' which it hopes will result in an
increase of two pence per...
A new cattle-feed supplement has been developed by scientists to
dramatically boost the content of unsaturated fatty acids over
saturated fats in cows' milk. The new supplemet is based on
naturally occurring proteins.