Posts Tagged ‘dairy farmers’

  • Robotic milkers increase dairy farm productivity and make cows happy.

    The Robot Milkers That Cows Like

    Apr 24, 14 • 1500 Views • No Comments

    It appears that cows prefer robot milkers. Rather than following a human schedule of pre-dawn mornings and late afternoons, the robots respond to what the cows want. Perhaps 5 or 6 times a day, the cows line up in front of the milker, waiting, as milk cups...  [read more]

  • Emerging Markets demand More MIlk

    More Expensive Ice Cream?

    Mar 13, 14 • 306 Views • No Comments

    Milk prices are going up. And yet, in the US, we are drinking less milk. According to Corey Geiger, managing editor of Hoard’s Dairyman magazine, one reason is oil. Countries in the Middle East with massive oil reserves have to import 90% of their...  [read more]