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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Milk production


From improving fertility to boosting immunity: Here's why Ayurveda recommends shatavari

August 27, 2021 7:14 pm

Shatavari is best consumed with milk. "Just half teaspoon with warm milk at bedtime does its magic," said Dr Dixa Bhavsar

A farmer-friendly solution to cut cattle methane emissions

July 05, 2021 8:03 am

ICAR develops feed supplement that reduces emissions and also boosts milk production.

Maharashtra: Dairies concerned over milk supply shortage; procurement prices to rise

November 26, 2020 6:33 am

The pent-up demand from hotels, restaurants and canteens on one hand, and an almost stagnant production on the other, has led to the supply-demand mismatch, which spokespersons of dairy say is expected to grow sharper in the foreseeable future.

Maharashtra: Lactalis Prabhat increases milk procurement

May 01, 2020 11:39 pm

This, CEO Rajiv Mitra said, was possible because of the group’s multi-state presence with excess milk being sent to units that have reported a dip in milk procurement.

31 booked in Madhya Pradesh under NSA for adulteration of food, milk

October 06, 2019 8:22 am

"Besides, 87 cases have been registered against people adulterating food products under the drive so far. Total 6,463 samples of milk and milk-based products, food and pan masala were collected since July 16," he added.

White Revolution 2.0: What a simple plastic ear-tag can do for milk productivity & profits

August 29, 2019 4:41 am

India’s largest private sector dairy company shows the way through an animal tagging project, covering over 5.6 lakh cows

Maharashtra dairies report drop in procurement as fodder, water crises intensify in drought-hit areas

May 09, 2019 7:55 am

Failure of fodder crops like maize, jowar (sorghum) and the closure of the sugarcane crushing season has amplified the crisis, with more and more farmers taking their animals to the nearest fodder camp for survival.

Pune: Private dairies to build database of farmers

July 24, 2018 11:28 am

Rajiv Mitra, managing director of the Satara-based Govind Milk and Milk Products, said the database would be ready in three months. “This will allow for direct benefit transfer as well as bring better transparency in the system,” he said.

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.

Dairy dreams: A not-so-white vision

March 15, 2018 7:45 am

The government’s projections of milk production almost doubling and incomes of farmers more than trebling by 2023-24 seem rather rosy.