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The Friesian in South-America

The Friesian in South-America

Last week was quite an interesting week for Bles Dairies. Customers from different continents brougth a visit to Bles Dairies, including South America, Russia, Africa and Europe. Of these, our South American customers came from Uruguay. Since last year autumn, The...

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Dairy farming in West Kenya

Dairy farming in West Kenya

Since September 2014 The Friesian outsourced Wytze Heida to the Netherlands Development Organisation SNV in order to assist at their Kenyan Market-led Dairy Program (KMDP) in North Rift, Kenya. In that successful program Wytze provides management support to a large...

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Chinese delegation impressed by high tech Bles Dairies Farm

Chinese delegation impressed by high tech Bles Dairies Farm

Last week, a Chinese delegation visited Bles Dairies Farm together with Lely / CAFNZ. The delegation is interested in setting up a modern large scale dairy farm in China. For the realization of their plans they are looking for management support and next to that they...

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Dairy supply chain development project, Pakistan

Dairy supply chain development project, Pakistan

In cooperation with the company VetEffect and SolveAgriPak, The Friesian is involved in an IFC/WB financed dairy supply chain development project for a Pakistani branch of an International milk processing company. The Friesian is involved in vocational training of 40...

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We are looking for you!

We are looking for you!

Our daughter company Semex Holland B.V. is looking for a representative. Click here for the job description (in Dutch).

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Business round table meeting with minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine

Business round table meeting with minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine

On the 9th of March 2015, the Friesian participated in the Business Round Table meeting with Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Mr. Pavlenko. The meeting was chaired by Albert Jan Maat, president of LTO Nederland. The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss strategic issues concerning agriculturall relations between Ukraine and the Netherlands.

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The Friesian joined the successful NABC trade mission to Sudan

The Friesian joined the successful NABC trade mission to Sudan

The North-African Business Council has organized the trade mission 24 till 27 of February 2015. Our Commercial Director Mr. Siebren van der Zwaag has participated during the highly successful trade mission. With the focus on Dairy development Mr. Nagi Iskander A. Masoud Agricultural attaché joined the mission to Sudan.

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Crossbred study in Tanzania

Crossbred study in Tanzania

One of our specialists has visited several farms and institutes in Tanzania. The purpose of the study (on request of the Dutch Embassy) is to survey the characteristics and efficiency of crossbred cows in the various local climates and circumstances.

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Farm management support in Kazakhstan

Farm management support in Kazakhstan

One of our devoted senior farm managers is supporting a dairy farm in the North of Almaty, Kazakhstan. In autumn 2014, 780 pregnant heifers arrived at the farm which are now calving. The heifers were delivered from Canada by Bles Dairies Livestock. Starting from quarantine period, the farm manager took care of the heifers and started training of employees.

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