DeLaval to Host Longevity Conference

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DeLaval will be hosting a conference on Dairy Cow Longevity, bringing together twelve of the leading dairy farming scientists and experts to discuss and elaborate on issues regarding cow comfort and best practices to increase lifetime productivity. Held Aug. 28-29 at Hamra Farm outside Stockholm, Sweden, this team of excellent minds aims to bring awareness to a subject that keeps …

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Dairy Part of Next Farm Foundation Forum

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You could say that ag trade is the “big cheese” of the U.S. and the European Union’s nearly $4 trillion trade relationship, and of course, literal cheese makes up a good portion of that! That’s why Farm Foundation is sponsoring a forum featuring input from the dairy industry to discuss the U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on Wednesday, …

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Canada to Reclassify Mozzerella

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Canada is changing the rules used to classify milk that goes into making mozzarella cheese. The new milk class, to take effect June 1, is expected to result in lower costs for Canadian-made mozzarella for restaurants that prepare and cook pizzas on site. The battle to cut the cost of mozzarella for pizza restaurants has been fought for nearly 15 …

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Japan to Join Free Trade Negotiations

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The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) applaud the United States’ decision to welcome Japan into Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade negotiations. “Japan greatly enhances the potential value of the TPP to U.S. dairy producers and processors,” says Jaime Castaneda, senior vice president for strategic initiatives and trade policy, USDEC and NMPF. “Japan is the …

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Kerrygold Sweet Cheddar to be Available in U.S.

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The Irish Dairy Board has introduced Kerrygold Skellig, a sweet Cheddar cheese, to supermarkets and specialty stores across the U.S. A popular Cheddar variety in the U.K., Kerrygold’s sweet Cheddar is a complex cheese with a firm yet creamy texture, a distinct nuttiness and sweet apple notes. The cheese is not “sweet” as sugar is sweet, but describes an intensely …

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The Story of Milk

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A great new video from FrieslandCampina called the ‘Story Of Milk.’ Check it out below Milk is Mother Nature’s miracle. A magic gift we receive daily with pride and respect at FrieslandCampina. Every day our cows graze slowly, while the world changes at an increasing speed. The members-cattle holders of FrieslandCampina cherish their cattle. We honor the rhythm of Mother …

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Ingredients for Success on a Dairy Farm

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To kickoff Global 500′s first dairy breakout session last week, Alltech brought to the stage Charlie Moore, a consulting nutritionist specializing in ruminants. He probably traveled the farthest to get to Lexington, Ky. as he calls South Africa home. Graduating from Stellenbosch University with a B.S. in Animal Science and Agronomy, he is currently a registered professional animal scientist. He …

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European Union Dairymen Protest

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European Union dairy farmers staged a protest against milk prices in Brussels, spraying police with high-pressure hoses filled with milk. According to Reuters, hundred of farmers blocked traffic with tractors along some of Brussels’ busiest streets and aimed hoses at the Parliament building. Naturally, police and passersby got showers they were not expecting. Afterward, the farmers set fire to barrels …

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