Press releases and news

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

November 2011

Torp Farm in Sweden: Smart Farming in action

Månstad, Sweden (May 10th 2011). Swedish milk producers Patrik and Elin Johansson prove that a holistic and automated approach to dairy farming is a reality. On Torp farm, Smart Farming is the key to long-term business profitability, expansion opportunities and sustainability.

October 2011

September 2011

DeLaval equips largest livestock research centre in Europe at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Stockholm, Sweden (September 20th 2011). At the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences´ new Swedish Livestock Research Centre at Uppsala-Lövsta, international and private enterprise researchers will be offered a unique research environment, where new animal production technologies can be researched and tested. The facility will conduct research of the highest quality in animal welfare, animal health, climate-smart animal management and sustainable food production. DeLaval has won the bid to supply the Swedish Livestock Research Centre with equipment. 

July 2011

Top ranked Russian farm becomes the largest VMS dairy in the world

Kazan, Russia (July 13th 2011). The largest voluntary milking system VMS dairy in Europe and Asia is now poised to become the biggest in the world. The Rakhimovo Farm located in the Russian Federation’s Republic of Tatarstan, has signed an agreement with DeLaval for an additional 16 VMS to grow their existing operations. This investment will result in a total of 32 VMS at Rakhimovo; the farm was ranked among the top dairies for milk quality and animal welfare in the area, according to a report published in 2010[1].

“After two years in production with the 16 VMS operation that we installed in 2009; we decided that the time was right to make a further investment. The benefits have been clear since the first installation in terms of both production and quality and therefore securing a return on our initial investment” said Farit Rakhimov entrepreneur and owner of the soon to be largest DeLaval VMS installation in the world.