Dairy Farmers News
State-run Kerala Feeds clocks turnover of Rs 496 cr in 2019-20; to conduct training programme for expatriates next month
Currently, the PSU is readying a mobile-phone app for dairy farmers to contact Kerala Feeds and order cattle feed.
Coronavirus lockdown forces Assam farmers to throw away thousands of litres of milk daily; dairy industry hit by rising costs, feed shortage
The dairy industry in Assam has come to a standstill with farmers having to deal with lockdown regulations that have severely impacted their livelihood.
Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by up to Rs 2 a litre for first time in two years on rising procurement costs
Mother Dairy, which supplies over 30 lakh litres of milk per day in Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region), had increased the price last in March 2017.
Rising cow vigilantism curbs cattle trade in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana; farmers incur losses due to menace of stray livestock
Farmers have suffered massive losses in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana because the rise of cow vigilantism has also led to a spike in the number of stray cattle that damage crops.
The minister said the dairy sector needs to gear up to meet the growing challenges of providing better quality milk quality without drug residues, as these are issues of growing public concern.
Maharashtra dairy farmers: Subsidy worth Rs 225 crore stuck with govt due to delay in submission of bank details
The delay in submission of bank account details of dairy farmers in Maharashtra has led to a subsidy worth Rs 225 crore getting stuck at the government level, an official has said.
Research on agrarian distress is inadequate; we need some proper indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog
Most researchers are arriving at this conclusion of agrarian distress by citing farmers suicides. We are just using this emotional indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog
No milk supply to any city in Maharashtra from Monday: Farmers demand hiking procurement price of cow milk by Rs 5/litre
From Sunday midnight onward, farmers' organisations in Maharashtra suspended supply of milk to Mumbai and Pune as part of its agitation demanding a hike of Rs 5 per litre of cow's milk.
Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh bashes cattle politics, says cows are 'economic engine in rural India'
Radha Mohan Singh took a potshot at some politicians and businessmen for playing politics over cattle, which he says is "the economic engine in rural India"
Three young entrepreneurs from Rajasthan's Kota city — othewise known as an education hub — have taken their 15-year-old dairy farming family business to the next level and are now selling cow dung cakes on e-tailing site Amazon.
Meo Muslims, a community of mainly the dairy farmers, want the cow to be declared as the national animal or a countrywide ban on its slaughtering in the wake of the lynching of a man by cow vigilantes on suspicion of cow smuggling.