The art of active rest

The Dakar rally is a gruelling annual rally raid, and this year was held in South America, across 5 537 km of Peruvian desert and countryside. Over the ten stages of the competition the competitors had to average over 500 km a day. For most bike riders, there were eight nights when they could rest…

Comfortable people, comfortable cows

Optimising cow comfort is critical to improving profitability on a dairy farm, because it is linked with higher milk production, better reproduction, and improved herd health. Many of the role players who partner with the dairy industry emphasise the technical aspects involved in optimising cow comfort, whether they relate to nutrition, disease, milking machines, or…