People are important

People are important

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It is important that all employees on a farm are treated fairly and justly, and that their welfare and success are taken into account within their work environment. Farmers, and their well-being, are important. They are the people whose time, energy and effort results in food production for the rest of society.

Milk is a sustainable protein source

Milk, a sustainable protein source?

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There are many different food sources of protein. Of these, milk contains the highest quality of protein. It seems as though milk, and milk products, could offer a great solution to protein demand, especially with regards to quality, in the developing world.

Animal welfare

Animal welfare is important for sustainability

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Animal welfare is therefore linked to sustainability in that looking after your animals will ensure less need for external inputs.

The Woodlands Dairy sustainability soils lab

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The Woodlands Dairy soil lab analyses are used as soil sustainability indicators that form a part of the SWAN sustainable system.

What is sustainability about?

What is this whole sustainability thing all about?

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I feel that sustainability as a word and term has been thrown around lately as a buzz word that people are impressed by, but do not actually understand. Part of the problem is that sustainability is used to describe a large variation of things.

Effective nutrient cycling - cow

Trace & Save operates the Woodlands Dairy Sustainability Project

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Woodlands Dairy, a fresh milk processor and producer and packager of dairy products located in the Eastern Cape, partners with Trace & Save, to implement the Woodlands Dairy Sustainability Project.