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Maharashtra dairy farmers dump milk on road in protest against low prices

June 18, 2021 10:30 am

The protest, organised by the All India Kisan Sabha -- the farmer’s outfit of the Communist party -- saw farmers emptying their milk cartoons on the road at various places in Aurangabad and Ahmednagar.

Covid effect: Underfed animals, dip in herd size fuel surge in milk price

February 21, 2021 8:57 am

All across India, dairies have reported milk price increases over the past couple of months. These increases are partly attributed to global factors.

Milk prices defy seasonal trend as supply pressures build

January 22, 2021 4:39 am

On Tuesday, skim milk powder (SMP) prices at Global Dairy Trade (GDT), the fortnightly auction platform of New Zealand’s Fonterra Cooperative, averaged $3,243 per tonne, the highest since the $3,264 of August 5, 2014.

Maharashtra dairies' association seek govt intervention against price slash by private dairies

March 28, 2020 2:38 pm

Price of skimmed milk powder (SMP) which was at Rs. 340 per kg, has since come down to Rs. 250 per kg, making dairies whose main business is in commodities facing the music

After onion sting, Centre to meet dairies to review milk stocks, prices

December 29, 2019 6:57 am

The meeting, to be held on January 3 and chaired by the secretary of the Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, will discuss the overall availability of milk and also stocks of conserved commodities with dairies.

Dairy in Doldrums: Turning milk crisis into an international ‘gift’ opportunity

June 21, 2018 1:27 am

Every year of not exporting one litre of SMP has meant accumulation of stocks with dairies, forcing them, in turn, to slash both milk procurement and prices paid to farmers.

Maharashtra: To corner out-of-state players, dairies decide to slash milk price

June 14, 2018 4:15 am

Dairies in Maharashtra are presently selling milk at the rate of Rs 41-44 per liter. To the farmers, dairies are paying between Rs 17-25 per liter for milk with 3.5 per cent fat and 8.5 per cent solid not fat (SNF).

Maharashtra govt to penalise co-op dairies for failure to hike milk prices by Rs 3/litre

October 05, 2017 4:05 am

Officials said the Beed and Solapur cooperative milk dairies would face the action.

Why milk prices have fallen by Rs 10/litre for farmers

February 04, 2016 7:33 am

Cooperatives saddled with excess stocks as private dairies slash procurement.

Maharashtra milk prices up by Rs 2/litre

November 23, 2013 1:24 am

The state government Friday issued directives for a Rs 2 hike in milk prices.