The Idaho Dairymen's Association (IDA) on-site education and training program for dairy farmers that includes animal handling, safety regulations and injury prevention is now rolling out to the rest of the country.
Dairy cooperative Arla Foods UK is launching ‘Arla UK 360’, which it claims is a new standard in UK dairy farming with an approach to benefit everyone, and Aldi has become the first supermarket to jump on board.
SomaDetect, a dairy technology startup measuring milk quality and cow health, will launch its business in the US with a new office and pilot program with 10 dairy farms in the State of New York in early January 2018.
Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has donated a portable motorized milking machine to FrieslandCampina WAMCO, while praising the company as the biggest investor in Nigeria’s dairy sector.
Henk Kamp, Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, has given out SDE+ (Encouraging Sustainable Energy Production) subsidies of more than €200m ($239m) for the installation of solar panels at the roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) has started a two-year “virtual dairy farm brain” project that will use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze data in real time helping dairy farmers improve their management decisions.