Accelerators

Practice-based innovations in dairy farming

EuroDairy will foster development and dissemination of practice-based innovations in dairy farming on key sustainability issues for the post-quota era: resource efficiency, animal care, natural resources and socio economics. These are the accelerators which put the movement further!

Biodiversity

Resource Efficiency

Socio-Economics

Animal Care

Biodiversity

The dairy sector utilises the largest quantity of land within the EU. One of the main challenges to sustainable intensification is to balance productivity with maintenance and enhancement of biodiversity.

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Resource Efficiency

Greater output, whilst impacting less. EuroDairy aims to improve the efficiency of dairy farms in the use of resources, improve profitability and reduce environmentally damaging emissions to air and water.

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Socio-Economics

Dairy farmers within the EU have been exposed to both the positives and the negatives of price volatility since 2007. Increased price volatility is bringing greater financial risks which will need to be managed

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Animal Care

How animals are cared for is of paramount importance for European consumers. EuroDairy tackles two growing challenges in welfare: new housing systems and critical societal needs.

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Inspiration from the field

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The EuroDairy Network

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