Craig P

Craig P has written 12 posts for sheepmilknz

SheepMilkNZ November Newsletter

SheepMilkNZ November Newsletter (pdf version) Upcoming Events: 2019 SheepMilkNZ Conference, March 19-20 Mystery Creek  Registration opening  in early December. Conference will feature: Early results from human sheep milk study, market research reports, farm visits, International speakers Sandy and Julie Cameron, Meredith Dairy (and much more!) SheepMilkNZ November Newsletter___________________________________________________   Ravenwood Family of Fernglen, Wairarapa, launch new […]

SheepMilkNZ News and Views (September)

  SheepMilkNZ September Round Up Canterbury Sheep Milk Public meeting. Proposal to form a Canterbury Sheep Milk Association meeting: Darfield Rugby Club Rooms this Thursday 7pm  (September 27).Further details attached. Guy Trafford discussing the proposal on ‘The Country’ (click to view) AgResearch South Island Dairy Sheep Lamb Rearing Workshop on October 4 Lincoln Event Centre and […]

Chef Marc Soper’s Sheep Milk NZ food basket

Chef Marc Soper’s Sheep Milk NZ food basket Click to order What’s in it? 3x Marc Soper’s Fieldays Sheep Milk Recipes (with full instructions) ‘Te Mana Lamb Loin and Thorvald Sheep Milk white vein spätzli’ ( sample recipe)  ‘Kingsmeade Tinui Blue Sheep Milk Cheese and cauliflower crème soup’ ‘Thorvald sheep milk yoghurt pannacotta’ Watch Marc prepare […]

SheepMilkNZ News and Views (August)

  News and Views (August) Wairarapa’s Talla Farm (Jill and Art Eastham) website launched:  US organic yoghurt company founder buys farms near Nelson to supply Thorvald  Blue River Dairy LP now a global player in infant formula … Blue River expansion (ODT) or see Stuff Story:  Lotte Food Pasteur and Spring Sheep Milk Co. sign Korea MOU www.dairyreporter.com […]

SheepMilkNZ News and Views (March)

De Laval’s Eric Crespo on the NZ sheep dairy industry (audio) Gisbourne’s Waimata Cheese gearing up to produce sheep milk cheese this coming season Awassi Queensland cheese makers Sheep Milk soap market (overview– full report requires purchase) Fascinating row over the environmental impact of lamb stew (in the UK’s Daily Mail no less) and wider foods picture from […]

Sheepmilknz News and Views (April)

News and Views: Spring Sheep Milk Co  headlines new programme from TVNZ: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/big-ideas-for-a-small-country/episodes/s2018-e1 Maui Milk  Rural Delivery feature (particularly Katy Day’s commentary): https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/rural-delivery/episodes/s2018-e5 (apologies for missing this off the earlier message). Jamie Gray’s NZ Herald piece on sheep dairying: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12025726 UK sheep dairying (Simon Stott’s farm): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4FZGcDY4cs Spain and Mexico’s  manchego dispute:https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/apr/24/cheesed-off-spains-manchego-makers-vow-to-fight-eu-name-ruling Sheep Milk Report: Southland Regional […]

Sheepmilknz News and Views (May)

News and Views: Spring Sheep Milk Co featured on Rural Delivery on Saturday morning  (covers plans for Cambridge farms, mentions nitrogen trials and farm systems): https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/rural-delivery/episodes/s2018-e9 Spring sheep also named as finalists in AirNZ cargo awards: http://www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/310994 Great Eketahuna Cheese Festival Report (features Kingsmeade and  Sentry Hill): https://times-age.co.nz/eketahuna-says-cheese/ Maui Milk features in Spanish Ag mag […]

SheepMilkNZ News and Views (June)

SheepMilkNZ stand at National Fieldays 2018 Craig and his team of students and staff ran the SheepMilkNZ stand as part of Massey’s offering at the 2018 National Fieldays from June 13-16 at Mystery Creek near Hamilton. The stand, a joint venture with Spring Sheep Milk Company, offered farmers information on how to enter the industry, along […]

SheepMilkNZ news and view (July)

News  New Digestability Research announced: Last week AgResearch, Spring Sheep and Blue River  announced that they had teamed with the Liggins Institute at Auckland University to do human trials on sheep milk digestion. Here’s the link to the new release:  http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC1806/S00068/benefits-of-sheep-milk-to-be-tested-in-ground-breaking-trial.htm Spring Sheep Milk’s videos for the Export NZ Awards: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI07BJRbZ7 (‘And its legal’. . […]

Sheep dairying; big steps and a few brick bats

Craig Prichard, Massey University Some of Maui Milk’s first generation Lacaune dairy sheep   It has been a huge fortnight for New Zealand’s fledgling sheep dairy industry. Maui Milk, the Taupo-based Maori-Chinese joint venture, officially opened its new 2000 sheep rotary milking shed and covered barns overlooking Lake Taupo’s western shores, and Waikato Innovation Park announced […]

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