Wednesday, 05 June 2019 14:16

Snap chillers hoping to be a drawcard

The only snap chilling system that can simultaneously perform a range of functions is set to be a drawcard at Fieldays.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 04 March 2019 15:09

Keeping milk cooling records

Farmers must confirm periodically that their farm’s milk cooling system is performing to the standard set by the new rules.

Published in Management

Taranaki farmer Grant Gopperth was at a crossroads: new milk cooling regulations required that he upgrade his milking shed.

Published in Management
Monday, 04 March 2019 08:26

Keep bacteria out

Raw milk grows bacteria rapidly above 7˚C, so adequate milk cooling is essential for ensuring quality milk is supplied.

Published in Management
Monday, 04 March 2019 08:23

Options that could work on your farm

You can efficiently cool milk before it enters the vat using reliable, cost-effective systems to chill milk quickly.

Published in Management
Monday, 04 March 2019 08:14

Why energy efficiency matters

Energy management is a key way dairy farmers and sharemilkers can cut costs and improve profits.

Published in Management
Friday, 01 March 2019 13:02

Choose the right cooling system

Milk cooling affects milk quality: the quicker the milk is cooled after milking, the better the quality when it is collected from the farm.

Published in Management
Monday, 05 November 2018 08:55

Taking the sting out of milk

If your milk cooling system is not capable of meeting the new milk cooling regulations, you may need secondary cooling. 

Published in Management
Sunday, 04 November 2018 07:55

Reputation of milk quality is paramount

We have all had to deal with milk quality issues onfarm at some stage in our farming careers — whether it be a freezing point grade or high bulk somatics on the first pick-up or perhaps an antibiotic scare during the season.

Published in Management
Saturday, 03 November 2018 09:55

Two cooling audits each year

Farm dairy operators must have an auditable system that confirms milk cooling requirements are met. 

Published in Management
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