Outline of future dairy farming – based on 11 lessons learnt in the Netherlands

Dutch dairy farmers currently experience numerous difficulties, including reduced farmers’ income, loss of soil fertility, as well as  dependency on world markets, subsidies and supermarkets.

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Raw milk increasingly popular amongst Dutch consumers

More and more consumers come to dairy farms to purchase raw milk – which in this country can only be marketed through direct sales of the unpackaged product.

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Increased importance of niche markets in the Netherlands

In ten years time the market for farmers in Dutch supermarkets will look different from today.

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New hope for dairy farmers in India & the global threat of multi-resistant micro-organisms: medicinal plants for mastitis treatment

India is the world’s largest milk producer, accounting for 13-15% of the world’s total milk production.

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Presentation of Lessons Learnt in Dutch Dairy Farming during Livestock Futures conference – now available on video!

Industrial (dairy) farming is increasingly criticized by Dutch citizens, especially due to it’s animal wellbeing and climate change effects.

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New ways of marketing based on an old tradition: a growing number of Dutch farmers employ direct ways to reach their consumers

In the Netherlands most consumers go to the supermarket fort heir basic needs in terms of food. But another tendency is gradually gaining strength.

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Visit of development professionals in course Agriculture in Transition – 2 and 4 May 2012

The elderly are effectively included into the farm activities, which greatly enhances their health and self-esteem.

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Outline of future dairy farming – based on 11 lessons learnt in the Netherlands

Dutch dairy farmers currently experience numerous difficulties, including reduced farmers’ income, loss of soil fertility, as well as  dependency on world markets, subsidies and supermarkets.

Read More


Raw milk increasingly popular amongst Dutch consumers

More and more consumers come to dairy farms to purchase raw milk – which in this country can only be marketed through direct sales of the unpackaged product.

Read More


Increased importance of niche markets in the Netherlands

In ten years time the market for farmers in Dutch supermarkets will look different from today.

Read More


New hope for dairy farmers in India & the global threat of multi-resistant micro-organisms: medicinal plants for mastitis treatment

India is the world’s largest milk producer, accounting for 13-15% of the world’s total milk production.

Read More


Presentation of Lessons Learnt in Dutch Dairy Farming during Livestock Futures conference – now available on video!

Industrial (dairy) farming is increasingly criticized by Dutch citizens, especially due to it’s animal wellbeing and climate change effects.

Read More


New ways of marketing based on an old tradition: a growing number of Dutch farmers employ direct ways to reach their consumers

In the Netherlands most consumers go to the supermarket fort heir basic needs in terms of food. But another tendency is gradually gaining strength.

Read More


Visit of development professionals in course Agriculture in Transition – 2 and 4 May 2012

The elderly are effectively included into the farm activities, which greatly enhances their health and self-esteem.

Read More