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  • Events | 25 November, 2011 (17:39)

    Milking China

    China’s consumption and imports of dairy products continue to soar. Come join a panel of veterans discuss efforts to modernise China’s
    dairy farming scene, and where the bottlenecks are in raising the quantity and quality of local milk output.

    DATE: Nov 28 (Monday)
    TIME: 4-5:30pm
    VENUE: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Liangmahe Nanlu 4
    荷兰王国驻华大 使馆 – 北京, 中 华人民共和国北京市亮马河 南路4号,
    Phone: 010 85320200
    RSVP: to fcccadmin@gmail.com to ensure entrance through security
    ENTRANCE: free to members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members

    ABOUT THE PANELISTS:
    China representative for World Wide Sires, Alastair Pearson has advised Chinese dairy farms on breeding and dairy herd management. He was also manager of the first of China’s new wave of large-scale dairy farms.

    A dairy expert by training, Dr. Ezra Shoshani is Counsellor for International Cooperation MASHAV (Science and Agriculture) at the embassy of Israel. In that role he’s helped establish and oversee a dairy demonstration farm in China. The demonstration farm has had excellent results, with milk production per cow reaching 11,500 kg per cow in 2010.

    Alex Tseng is farm manager at Wonder Milk, a large-scale dairy farm outside Beijing run on organic principles.