Bovine Tuberculosis: the skin-reactor test and the new PBD test

Hook and Son had their first ever positive TB reactor failing the skin test, and as a result they have lost their TB-free status and their ability to sell raw milk. The TB skin reactor test is the only test that currently determines a farmer’s TB-free status, says Steve.

Regenerative farming resources for dairy farmers: finding the information you need for free

Farmers need to seek out regenerative farmers who excel at passing on these concepts in an easy to understand manner, because not all regenerative farmers are good teachers.

There is an exciting Agriculture & Consumer Values Revolution in progress

We have a farming and economic revolution on the way, and most raw milk supporters don’t even know that they have something to be excited about. Many people feeling quite depressed about our food supply, farming systems etc.

The launch of the Raw Milk Producers Association UK

The RMPA was launched today by a group of dairy farmers who currently produce and sell raw milk to consumers. They felt this was the right time to collaborate, and with the FSA, to ensure the new controls on raw milk production are proportionate and supportive.

Dirt to Soil: the societal turnaround that starts in the paddock

What is the latest news from experts and pioneers on increasing fertile topsoil? The right set of land management practices have huge potential for providing the highly fertile topsoil and remineralised, green biomass needed for a thriving raw milk industry in Australia.

Februdairy and the power of Social Media and Authentic Expression

We are approaching the midpoint of #FebruDairy 2019. Social media is a powerful social indicator of what people feel passionate about. Some dairy stories are going viral so far, and with reason.

The EAT-Lancet report and the Vegan Agenda

We’re on the cusp of switching from Veganuary to Februdairy. These are social media hashtags around which there have been many new developments that affect us all in a profound way.

The Rise of Milk Substitutes: how can dairy producers respond?

At the recent Oxford Real Farming Conference dairy farmer Christine Page from Smiling Tree Farm, gave a great presentation as part of the The Rise of Milk Substitutes: how can dairy producers respond? session.

Raw Milk System Improvements: installing the right controls and weeding out the dysfunctional

In the last couple of years, structures, rules and authority around raw milk systems around the world, have been going through a deep transformational process, which is much needed. As a human collective, we need to identify and weed out dysfunctional elements.

Regenerative Agriculture as one of the top censored news stories of 2018

According to Project Censored, Regenerative Agriculture as the "Next Stage" of Civilization is ranked 7th on a list of 25 of the top censored news stories of 2018.

Probiotic Microbes, Colonisation Resistance and the protective benefits in different terrains

Beneficial microbes improve health in many terrains. Colonisation resistance is a completely different way of thinking. When the information is applied, it is both pioneering and revolutionary.

Resistance to bacterial infections and raw milk Part 2

Prohibition-based policies around raw milk - which focus solely on minimising risk - are missing the critical point of raw milk's unique health benefits, at a time when they are desperately needed. We are “bacteriosapiens”. It is our nature.

Resistance to bacterial infections and raw milk Part 1

Both animals and people need a good diet to build strong resistance to disease and bacterial infections. For ruminants it is a nutrient-dense forage, and for humans it is a diet containing diverse living foods.

Understanding ‘bath milk’ in Australia: a unique perspective.

‘Bath milk’ a very complicated issue in Australia. This subject has been shrouded in enigma for more than a decade, and is up for discussion again because of a thesis that was published earlier this month.

Growing nutrient-dense food for dairy cows and humans

Soil scientist show that grassland really need the right kind of aerobic soil microbes, agrochemical-free farming, rotational grazing and high diversity of plant species, to create soil fertility and remineralised forage.