A consortium of eight organisations, including farmer owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods UK, has been awarded funding as a part of the government’s Direct Air Capture and Greenhouse Gas Removal Technologies competition.
A joint declaration by two dozen European farming organisations, including the European Dairy Association (EDA), has asked for clarification of the EU’s Farm to Fork strategy.
Sustainability continues to be a top priority globally, so the way milk is produced is becoming as important as the products made from them. Normally we don’t discuss up the supply chain too much on the blog, but a couple of supply-related events caught my eye this week.
McDonald’s UK and Prince’s Countryside Fund are inviting dairy and livestock farmers in England to attend their latest webinar on 9 March delivered by Kite Consultants.
The new collaboration is based around DSM’s feed additive product Bovaer, which effectively and consistently reduces methane emissions from cows by over 30% in non-pasture-based farming systems.
VÖM president Helmut Petschar says that joint efforts are necessary for positive further development within the dairy industry next year.
Fonterra and Nestlé are teaming up with DairyNZ to expand a promising plantain trial to help improve waterways and reduce on-farm greenhouse gas emissions.
Farmers across the South West of the UK are set to benefit from future Free Trade Agreements with the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
One of the things I’ve been saying for years is that soya drinks are not an eco-friendly alternative to cow milk, and it seems the Times of London agrees with me. A new study published in the paper notes that more harm may be done to the rainforests of Brazil because it is being cleared to grow soya beans.
Farmers and interested parties throughout England will have the chance to shape the future of Environmental Land Management (ELM) by taking part in one of six upcoming online webinars.