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Maharashtra milk crisis: Farmers need to get a fair price, but subsidy is not the solution
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Maharashtra milk crisis: Farmers need to get a fair price, but subsidy is not the solution

Farmers won’t produce more if the prices they get from other cooperatives remain low. The unwillingness to produce more because of low prices offered by the private dairy sector is indeed the real truth behind the current milk crisis.

Paddy in Punjab, Part III: State’s farmers discover there is life beyond rice and wheat, take to animal farming, fishery
India

Paddy in Punjab, Part III: State’s farmers discover there is life beyond rice and wheat, take to animal farming, fishery

With extensive rice farming in Punjab taking an increasing toll on groundwater reserves and soil health, farmers are being asked to consider alternatives like dairy and pig farming and fisheries

Banking on India: Shell-shocked and penniless; the travails of farming the Pakistan border
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Banking on India: Shell-shocked and penniless; the travails of farming the Pakistan border

India and Pakistan's inability to maintain peace along their disputed border has wreaked havoc on the livelihoods of villagers living along the border.

Consumption of dairy products can lower testosterone in men, have 'feminising' effect
Life

Consumption of dairy products can lower testosterone in men, have 'feminising' effect

Apart from the ‘feminising’ effect that dairy and meat can have on men, they also increase the chances of testicular and other kinds of cancer, due to increased levels of oestrogen.

Organic milk production: Brands in India are ignoring a crucial requirement to meet rising demand
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Organic milk production: Brands in India are ignoring a crucial requirement to meet rising demand

A farm producing organic cow feed is a rarity. Hence, the appropriate tag for Indian dairy would be organically-produced milk.