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The 'Cows eat grass, don't they?' project is taking part in Pint of Science in Dundee, 22nd May. Tickets here.

Posted on: Monday, 6 May, 2019

Thank you to the 761 farmers who took part in the 'Cows eat grass, don't they?' farmer survey. £2 was pledged to charities helping struggling farmers for every survey, a total of £1508 or €1751 was raised. You can read more in the blog.

Posted on: Tuesday, 9 April, 2019

Calling all dairy farmers of the UK and Ireland, we want to hear your views about the future of indoor and pasture based systems in the UK and Ireland. There has been public controversy about dairying in recent years e.g. rapid dairy expansion in Ireland, total confinement systems in the UK. But little is known about farmers' views about the future of their industry. UK farmers - why do you choose the system you do and what are you views on the welfare and environmental aspects of indoor farming?

Posted on: Thursday, 2 August, 2018
Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

The Cows eat grass, don't they? project is taking part in the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas at the Edinburgh Fringe again this year. The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas is a wonderful and unique initiative to bring academic research to the masses and provoke lively and often heated debate. It's hosted by comedian Susan Morrison and the audience are encouraged to have their say.

Posted on: Tuesday, 3 July, 2018