Global Dairy: Sweden in summer

Sweden has a mild climate, affordable land, and a lot of subsidies. And while several other countries in northwestern Europe are talking about shrinking livestock numbers, the Swedish government cherishes its dairy farmers. Jelle Feenstra and Sjoerd Hofstee report.

Sander and Janet Dijkstra’s dairy farm supplies the local cooperative with 1.7 million litres of milk annually from 125 cows. Pictures: Landpiel.

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