Press releases and news

In our press releases and news section you will find our latest press releases and news.

Category: Insights

June 2021

Planning a new barn for dairy cows? Managing Director of Hamra Farm shares some valuable tips

DeLaval is investing in its own farm, Hamra Farm, to prepare for future dairy production needs. The farm is run as a commercial farm, but it is also a showcase farm for DeLaval customers, as well as a research barn where DeLaval equipment is tested and analysed. Johan Bjurevall, Managing Director at Hamra Farm, shares some advice on what to think about when planning a new barn. What is most important when starting to plan for a new barn?  First, you need to have […]

Performance and profitability of pasture-based Automatic Milking Systems

We invited Juan Gargiulo to present his research in Performance and profitability of pasture-based Automatic Milking Systems. This is the first research on the economics of pasture-based AMS which utilises comprehensive commercial farm data and is not based on simulations. The research was conducted as part of Milking Edge an #ausdairy project by @nswdpi @Dairy_Australia. Combining pasture […]

Increasing our knowledge in sustainable dairy farming – focusing on housing design and management for large dairy herds

DeLaval experts and guest speakers, including Professor Jack Britt, specialized in emerging applied technologies, agricultural systems, biotechnology and bioenergy shared valuable knowledge at the bi-annual Large Customer Project Support and Development Conference.  DeLaval colleagues working with planning, design, consultancy, dairy farming advisory and farm management support attended the two-day digital event. Over 150 attendees listened to speakers from Arla, Tetra Pak, National Milk Producers in the US and DeLaval experts who shared […]

April 2021

Our vision is more relevant than ever

We make sustainable food production possible has been on our agenda for many years and gives us a clear focus. The DeLaval Sustainability Group have looked at our materiality analysis and talked to customers to identify ten key areas of priority. The DeLaval Sustainability Group is appointed by Group Management and through them we have […]

43 tonnes of CO2 reduction with improved waste management

In line with our ambition to reduce our carbon emissions, some significant improvement has been made in our production sites. Despite much increased volumes in 2020, waste is down overall by 4%. “Through changes in how we handle cardboard waste we reduced our CO2 emission with -43 tonnes in the factories during 2020”, says Kasia […]

February 2021

From touching udders to touching screens

In Southwestern Ontario, Canada, Sytse and Anita Heeg milk their 156 cows with three DeLaval VMS. By using technology to provide data from their herd, they allow for better decision making and changes in farm practices where it is needed the most. Early on, Sytse and Anita wanted a family farm that could run without […]