Not everyone will dare to make a sharp turn in its adult life. For the head of JLLS "Mriya" which ix in the Kharkiv region, the main reason for such turn was the love of the land. Anatoly Golovko got this feeling in his childhood, when was helping his parents to keep the house and work on the ground or near livestock.
Holger Kruse, Holm & Laue GmbH, Germany
Feeding calves is one of the key components in the technology of cattle breeding and require considerable attention. For a long time on minimizing costs by reducing milk portions with the aim to speed up the transition of animals to dry and concentrated feed was laid a special attention.
Wisconsin can be rightly considered as Mecca of milk. In 2015 farmers from Wisconsin beat their own record for the production of raw milk — more than 13 mln. tons, and hold second place after California. They surpassed all indicates of cheese production — about 1.4 mln. tons (+ 26.6% over the past five years) — and first place, they have been deserving. Export of dairy products in 2014 brought nearly a billion dollars to the state budget.
Today, plant breeders can offer a wide range of silage hybrids to milk producers. About their technological and economic advantages, especially the selection and implementation of high genetic potential, tells Benoit Delord, head of the "Animal Feeding" company Limagrain.
Harm-Jan van der Beek head of «Uniform-Agri»: «Cow has always been my favorite animal, so I know how to help farmers»
To bring together all information on livestock farmer should not be at stack of papers, as they were replaced by special computer programs. Uniform-Agri Company is one of the world leader, that develops and supports management systems for dairy farmers all over the world.
Vladimir Mironenko, LLC «Pyotinger Ukraine»
Results of the of European countries achieved over a few decades Ukrainian milk producers managed to get over the course of ten years. It is naturally, because we have adopted experience from around the world. However, together with all advanced technologies and we have repeated virtually all of the mistakes of other countries. And might just learn from the experience of others ... Nowadays many Ukrainian farms get amount of milk of the European level — 7-8 thousand liters/ cow/ year. They spend twice as much concentrated feed, milk cows less than 2 lactation — but milk.
Within the dairy tour to the Baltics number of heads of farms joined Association of Milk Producers visited Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. In this issue of magazine we will focus on Lithuania.There are several large processing companies, joined together and bought milk from farmers at much lower prices compared to the market ones. The only way to free their hands dairy producers saw the in co-operation.