Press releases

27 August 2018

Mycoplasma bovis and Paratuberculosis challenges for dairy sector

Eradicating Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand, where the disease is not endemic, has posed a challenge for dairy farmers since its outbreak in July 2017. The government is partnering with the dairy an...

13 August 2018

Smart farms powered by ICT to boost dairy output

The application of information and communication technology (ICT) has transformed dairy farms into smart farms, giving the dairy sector a boost. The Internet of Things (IoT), the use of data and robot...

31 July 2018

Spotlight on Dairy in Sustainable Development: IDF World Dairy Summit 2018

A premier event in the dairy sector, the forthcoming IDF World Dairy Summit taking place in Daejeon, South Korea, from 15-19 October, is expected to draw more than a thousand international delegates....

03 July 2018

OECD expects dairy fat consumption to continue to increase

Consumers’ preferences are influenced by the science on dairy fat and its impact on a healthy diet, the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2018-2027, has noted in its publication which was released today...

01 June 2018

World Milk Day

World Milk Day on 1 June celebrates the benefits of milk and dairy products which are part of a sustainable and nutritious diet which contributes towards reducing hunger and alleviating poverty....

04 May 2018

Harmonised Standards Vital To Dairy’s Continued Global Success

The global dairy sector must continue its efforts to harmonise methods of analysis and sampling for milk and milk products if trade in dairy products is to continue to thrive, delegates at the Interna...

25 April 2018

Milking practices to enhance udder health and boost productivity

The global dairy sector’s efforts to further develop animal health and welfare practices have today been given a boost by the publication of a scientific review which aims to help reduce the over-mi...

29 March 2018

Global dairy sector leads the herd on animal welfare

The Director-General of the International Dairy Federation (IDF), Caroline Emond, said yesterday that the dairy sector’s ongoing commitment to animal health and welfare was driven by a steadfast ded...

12 February 2018

New Director-General says IDF is committed to driving forward science to underpin dairy’s compelling story

The newly-appointed Director General of the International Dairy Federation (IDF) said today the organisation is wholly committed to driving forward its scientific heritage and helping the dairy sector...

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