Dairy farmers planning to upgrade or install new milk cooling plant must think long-term rather than install a ‘bare minimum’ system.

Published in Management
Thursday, 24 October 2019 10:55

Snap chiller brings farmer peace of mind

A new Freezflow Icebanks system from Total Refrigeration, which snap chills milk to the required temperature, has brought a Dargaville dairy farmer some peace of mind, he says.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 11:55

Eagle eyes scan milk cooling

Milk cooling is consistently a focus of regulators and customers, says Fonterra.

Published in Management
Friday, 18 October 2019 13:00

Milk cooled faster has higher quality

Milk cooling affects milk quality. The faster the milk is cooled after milking, the better its quality when it is collected from the farm.

Published in Management
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
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