Dairy farming in Israel since the early days of the country has always been an important part of the development of the agricultural sector and over the years has evolved into a highly industrialized system.
Even though Dairy Farmers face extremely unfavorable conditions such as heat and humidity as well as resources that are limited, the milk production per cow on average has grown dramatically since the 1950’s notwithstanding these adverse conditions and today dairy farming in Israel is considered to be one of the most advanced in the world, producing the highest milk yield per cow and acts as a success standard for dairy farmers throughout the world.
The dairy industry in Israel uses advanced technologies that include computerized feeding and milking systems amongst others including unique farm management methods all of which have resulted in Israel becoming a global leader in efficient dairy farming techniques. A lot of attention is also given to the layout of the production environment according the cows and farmers requirements, so that heat stress on the cows is reduced, with special cooling systems and suitable special housing. All this has a very high positive impact on the milk yield.
Many countries around the world are now implementing proven methods of Israel Dairy farming to establish improved and increased milk production with a higher quality and longer shelf life of their milk industry.