Combined International Workshop on Sustainable Livestock Production Systems and IPA Project Meeting on Health and Welfare of Dairy Cattle in India, 17-21 August 2015

A combined workshop for the Global Farm Platform and the UK-India Partnering Award project ‘Health and welfare consequences of maladaptation of high-producing cross-bred dairy cattle to environmental stressors in India‘ will be held at the Hotel Flora International, Cochin International … Read more ..

Intensive farming: When less means more on dairy farms

Vanishing profit margins in dairy farming are intensifying pressure on the ubiquitous, genetically elite, high-yielding Holstein milk cow. A radical change in strategy is needed — less-intensive agriculture and a reduction in consumer wastage (see www.wrap.org.uk/content/household-food-and-drink-waste-uk-2012) could more than … Read more ..