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Cows wearing digital collars are milked at a dairy farm in Kibbutz Yad Mordechai, southern Israel, that feeds data to a national database which monitors the output, health, genetics and fertility of every cow in Israel, May 19, 2015.

Milking it: Israel leads the way in dairy tech

China, India, other Asian countries, now look to Israeli expertise

Decades ago Israeli dairy farmers confronted a quandary — how could they provide milk to a fast-growing population in a country that is two-thirds desert, with little grazing land? They turned to technology, developing equipment that boosted output — from cooling systems to milk meters and biometrics — and have made Israeli cows the most