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2014-10-02 08:32:00

Plant Expansion to Help Meet Growing Demand for Baby Food in World's Second Most-Populous Nation CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct.

2014-10-01 08:35:12

MADISON, Wisconsin, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Afimilk has been awarded the Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award 2014 at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.

2014-10-01 08:35:06

Global consumption will rise by 36% by 2024, with widening gap between developed and emerging dairy markets DENTON, Texas, Oct.

2014-09-30 23:22:50

Turning goat milk into soap is a full-time business for Tennessee family Elizabethton, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Concern over the amount of chemicals

2014-09-30 23:16:06

Farmer-Owned Cooperative Brings Home Ten Gold Medals from Los Angeles International Dairy Competition, Two First Place Awards from World Dairy Expo.

2014-09-29 23:12:19

CHAMPS Group Purchasing recently renewed its agreement with Dairymens to continue offering its members significant savings on milk, milk products, and yogurt as well as seasonal beverages including,

2014-09-29 08:32:42

MILFORD, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manzo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-09-25 23:04:16

Consolidation activity will continue to change the landscape of the industry and create larger farms that are more efficient and technologically advanced.

2014-09-25 16:24:04

Chobani to fuel generations of Team USA athletes as official yogurt provider COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept.

2014-09-23 23:04:26

An ‘Ultra Clean’ protein is now available in select GNC locations across the U.S.


Latest Milk Reference Libraries

Lacaune
2014-10-14 11:06:32

The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...

East Friesian Sheep
2014-09-26 10:01:06

The East Friesian sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from East Frisia in Germany. Traditionally, this breed was kept in small groups by households to be used for the production of milk and today the breed does not do well in large numbers. It has a pink nose and pale hooves, but its best known physical feature is the tail, which is thin and hairless like a rat’s tail. The head is polled, meaning it does not grow horns, and its wool can be white or dark brown in color. The...

Blaarkop Cattle
2014-07-12 09:45:02

The Blaarkop is a breed of dairy cattle that is bred in the Groningen region of the Netherlands. It has been referenced as early as the 1300s and from the 1800s the breed was found in the Utrecht and Leiden regions also. The breed is sturdy and muscular with a horned head and strong legs. The body color is either solid red or black with a white head and tail tip. Around the eyes is a blotch the same color as the main body. In the population there is a ratio of 60 percent red colored and 40...

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2010-09-29 17:09:53

Pasteurization, used to slow microbial growth in food, is a process of heating food or liquid to a specific temperature for a definite length of time and then cooling immediately. Louis Pasteur was the creator of the process and completed his first test with Claude Bernard in April 20, 1864. The process was conceived as a way to prevent wine and beer from souring. Mostly, commercial-scale sterilization of food is uncommon due to its poor affects on taste and quality of product. Most dairy...

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2006-12-12 11:20:15

The Water Buffalo is a very large ungulate (hoofed) and a member of the bovine subfamily. The Arni or Wild Buffalo survives in the wild in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam and Thailand. The domestic Buffalo are very widespread in Asia, South America, North Africa and Europe. They are feral in northern Australia. Wild-living populations also exist in much of South-east Asia but their origins are uncertain. They may be descendants of wild Water Buffalo, formerly domesticated...

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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.