Press releases and news

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

Category: Insights

February 2021

Long-term thinking is key when planning a modern dairy farm

Anyone investing in a new dairy farm, needs to plan for what that farm will be like now but also in 15-20 years. It’s a large capital investment so it’s critical to think ahead. “Animal welfare, milk quality and manure handling are amongst the most important aspects when planning a sustainable and modern dairy farm,” […]

First industrial PhD student at DeLaval defending her thesis

On 5 February, our first ever Industrial PhD Dorota Anglart, publicly defended her PhD thesis titled “Indicators of mastitis and milk quality in dairy cows, data, modelling, and prediction in automatic milking systems”. Dorota Anglart has worked at DeLaval for ten years and has during the past five years been analysing big data from automatic milking […]

January 2021

When can sensors tell you that a cow is chronic?

Somatic cell counts and conductivity are widely used as indicators for the detection of mastitis in cows. Can our sensors move further than detection of mastitis and identify when mastitis gets chronic? To answer this question, John Bonestroo, industrial PhD student at DeLaval, analysed the progression of mastitis based on VMS conductivity and OCC (online […]

DeLaval milk quality kits in Food for Development project

A Tetra Laval Food for Development project in Kenya is improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. Nkosi Mkhize, DeLaval Market Development Manager for East Africa has created a milk quality kit with DeLaval products for the project. Tetra Laval Food for Development is working on a dairy development project called KEMDAP (Kenya Market Led Dairy […]

December 2020

Robotic innovations developed at Hamra Farm

Developing innovative solutions that are more resource efficient and improve productivity to help farmers do more with less is part of our sustainability strategy. Having our own farm next to our headquarters, where development engineers are located, is a great advantage. At DeLaval innovation is in our blood. It’s been in our blood since Gustaf […]

Automation is key to sustainable food production

The world’s population is rising. According to the United Nations, it is expected to increase by 2 billion in the coming 30 years, from today´s 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050. We currently do not know how we are going to be able to feed everyone. “In order to figure this out, all of […]