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2013-08-28 23:28:23

Two years have gone by since the opening of the state-of-the-art education and research facility, and the awards for dairy production are piling up. Kemptville, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 When the University of Guelph Kemptville Campus’ Dairy Innovation and Education Centre opened in May 2011, faculty, staff, students, alumni and the farming community had high expectations for the state-of-the-art facility. It would provide the dairy industry with an education and...

2013-06-24 16:28:21

CINCINNATI, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dairymaster will be showing dairy producers how they can make their operations more efficient at the first Precision Dairy Conference to be held in the USA, at the Mayo Centre in Rochester, Minnesota this week. The Company is not only a leader in integrating technology into farming, but its products are proven to increase yields, improve animal health and keeps milk fresh for longer, safer and with less expenditure on power....

2012-12-03 16:22:03

LITTLE RIVER, S.C., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Environmental Technologies, Ltd. ("IET" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: IEVM), today announced test results from two studies conducted by independent third parties showing that Excelyte® is an effective pre-milking teat dip for dairy cows. The Company believes that Excelyte® provides the dairy farmer with an effective, less expensive, non-toxic alternative to the most commonly used iodine based pre-milking...

2012-11-13 08:38:19

AFIKIM, Israel, November 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- afimilk [http://www.afimilk.com ] is pleased to announce the release of the much-awaited new software, AfiFarm 4, along with AfiFarm Net, an online real-time management system for multiple farms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121113/574014 ) This software represents a revolutionary solution for small-, medium- and large-herd dairies of 50 to 100,000 cows. AfiFarm 4 enables farm managers to supervise...

2012-10-30 07:28:05

AFIKIM, Israel, October 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the direction of afimilk [http://www.afimilk.com ], the largest, most comprehensive dairy farm project in the world has entered its third year, and is operating in five of 12 farms with 23,000 cattle. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58628-afimilk-largest-dairy-farm-project The project [http://www.afimilk.com/Projects ], located in Vietnam, was planned and...

2012-09-17 02:27:04

AFIKIM, Israel, September 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The government of the Republic of Belarus has awarded afimilk partner in Belarus, Promtechnika [http://www.promtechnika.com/en ], a large-scale bid to set up 135 milking parlors by the end of 2012. As part of this effort, Promtechnika and afimilk will also establish a production line of afimilk management systems for marketing throughout Belarus. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/562514 ) This...

2009-09-18 11:56:44

Emergency responders said a Florida man sustained non-life-threatening injuries when a cow fell on him at a dairy farm. St. Lucie County Fire District spokeswoman Catherine Chaney said crews responded to the dairy farm near the Okeechobee County line shortly before 4 a.m. Friday after receiving reports of a man being injured by a fallen cow, the Palm Beach Post reported Friday. They were in the process of milking cows. That's why he was near a cow, Chaney said. He was out there milking cows...

2009-08-20 09:10:00

STOCKHOLM, August 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by Cornell University shows that dairy cows using the DeLaval Swinging Cow Brush (SCB) register higher milk production and lower clinical mastitis cases. The study compared different groups of cows housed in pens using the Swinging Cow Brush to the similar reference groups kept in identical pens under the exact same conditions but without the SCB. The research team concluded that second lactation cows using the SCB showed a significant...

2009-01-28 16:30:00

A researcher at England's Newcastle University says cows with names tend to be happier and more productive than their nameless fellow cows. Dr. Catherine Douglas said she analyzed data collected from more than 500 British dairy farms of varying sizes, and found that cows given names by farmers produce an average extra pint and a half of milk per day, adding up to an extra 6,800 gallons a year for an average dairy farm, The Daily Mail reported Wednesday. Douglas said cows with names also tend...

2008-06-27 21:02:21

By Chris Kick With June being dairy month, I decided to write a column discussing the changes and advances we have seen during the last 60 years. Fifty plus of these years I have been involved with the industry as a dairy farm employee, college student, extension and research and dairy producer. So one of my reasons for writing this column is the attack being made over the adoption of technology in all agriculture and the controversy over the labeling of milk. As most everyone is aware,...