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Introduction to Lean Management by Lely at Bles Dairies Farm

Introduction to Lean Management by Lely at Bles Dairies Farm

This week Moyna Bierma gave an interesting introduction to Lean Management on behalf of Lely International N.V at Bles Dairies Farm. This management philosophy, originating from the automotive industry, aims to continuously improve business processes by preventing any...

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New Managing Director for Bles Dairies: Jurjen Boerrigter

New Managing Director for Bles Dairies: Jurjen Boerrigter

We are pleased to inform you that as of January 1st  2020, Jurjen Boerrigter will be joining Bles Dairies as Managing Director. With this appointment, Henk Bles hands over his current position. As Managing Director Jurjen will be responsible for the growth and...

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Pearl: Dairy Development Programme at Mbarara (Uganda)

Pearl: Dairy Development Programme at Mbarara (Uganda)

Within the Pearl Dairy Development Programme (DDP) at Mbarara, Uganda, Bles Dairies Consultants have trained over the last ten weeks, 24 young Ugandan graduates to become Dairy Farm Advisors (DDEs). The training programme consisted of a mix of classroom training,...

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Training of Nigerian farmers and extension workers

Training of Nigerian farmers and extension workers

Bles Dairies Consultancy is engaged in the implementation of a Dairy Development project for the leading milk processing plant in Nigeria. The goal of the project is to train a selected number of Nigerian master-farmers and project & extension staff. A group of...

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Travel Through the Unique World of Entrepreneur Henk Bles

Travel Through the Unique World of Entrepreneur Henk Bles

Managing Director Henk Bles was interviewed by Holstein International, read the entire article here. A keen eye for development in the dairy industry: That is one of the most prominent core qualities of the Dutch company Bles Dairies. With lots of passion and driven...

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AI training by Bles Dairies Genetics

AI training by Bles Dairies Genetics

Bles Dairies Genetics aims to improve the herds from farmers worldwide. This means, not only the provision of good quality bull semen, but also support, consultancy and trainings on reproduction related matters. The experienced consultants from Bles Dairies Genetics...

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Proud to be a dairy farmer

Proud to be a dairy farmer

Proud to be a dairy farmer In the Netherlands there is a huge discussion around nitrogen and CO2 emissions. Unfortunately, we see that the agricultural sector is wrongly being depicted as the main cause for the surplus of these emissions. How can it be that this...

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Connecterra signs industry partnership with Bles Dairies

Connecterra signs industry partnership with Bles Dairies

Connecterra and Bles Dairies have signed an industry partnership for further scale-out of the artificial intelligence assistant IDA on dairy farms in Europe. The partnership between Bles Dairies and Connecterra includes the sale of IDA to Semex Holland’s customers in...

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A visit by Anne Terpstra to Bles Dairies East Africa

A visit by Anne Terpstra to Bles Dairies East Africa

Senior Consultant Anne Terpstra went to Kenya last month, visiting our department Bles Dairies East Africa. In this short summary, you can read more about his activities and findings. “In coordination with local advisors Titus Maiyo and Charity Kurui I visited several...

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Dairy cluster wants to improve Ugandan milk production

Dairy cluster wants to improve Ugandan milk production

Six Dutch dairy farms are going to undertake joint activities to raise the level of milk production in Uganda. At the same time, they try to expand their own market. Financial support from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) helps the cluster with this project....

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