UK dairy cows produce 200% more milk than global average: AHDB

A recent analysis by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) of the Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Statistical Database (FAOSTAT) has shown that UK dairy cows are world-class, producing over 200 per cent more milk than the global average. Of the top milk-producing nations, the UK&r...Read more


Suminter India Organics distributes 50 indigenous cows to farmers

Suminter India Organics a privately held supplier of certified organic products from India to Europe and the United State has been producing and exporting organic cotton in Kutch, Gujarat since the last 12 years Suminter India has recently distributed cows under the "Livelihood Dairy Development Program" in colla...Read more


PM to launch measures to improve fisheries sector in Bihar

The Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) for Bihar envisages an investment of Rs 1390 crore with Central Share of Rs 535 crore and the additional fish production target is pegged at 3 lakh tons. During the current financial year (2020-21), Government of India has sanctioned the proposal of Government of B...Read more


Amul to invest Rs 1500 crore in dairy ,edible oil, bakery and potato processing

      Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd GCMMF, which markets dairy products under the Amul brand, will invest around Rs 1,000 crore over the next two years to set up milk processing plants, and another Rs 500 crore on facilities for new products like ...Read more


Average procurement of milk by cooperatives increased by 7% in Q1 FY20-21: report

        Dairy cooperatives continued to source milk from dairy farmers, possibly in volumes higher than usual, which led to oversupply of milk in the market. The slump in institutional demand was somewhat gradually offset by rise in demand from retail consumers as at-home consumption of foo...Read more


Govt launches NADCP to control livestock ailments by 2025

The department of animal husbandry has recently launched the National Animal-Disease Control Programme (NADCP) for the eradication of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in livestock at Dhanas village, Chandigarh.  The program aims to control livestock ailments by 2025 and eradicate these by 2030. It further aims a...Read more


Amul makes it to Rabobank’s Global Top 20 list

Dutch multinational company Rabobank’s annual listing of the Global Dairy Top 20 companies by turnover highlights the strategic movements within one of the world’s most valuable food sectors. Amul, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), has become the first Indian dairy firm to make a ...Read more


Dairy-tech startup Stellapps expands digital solutions

The Dairy Tech Startup Stellapps has announced the expansion of its digital solutions even amidst the slowdown created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has fulfilled the orders in Tamil Nadu worth Rs 20 crores in just four weeks covering more than 1200 villages in the state. They have also covered 700 plus vi...Read more


NHRC Hisar to open first Donkey milk dairy  

  National Horse Research Centre is going to open this dairy in Hisar district of Haryana. To open this dairy, 10 donkeys of “Halari breed” have been ordered from Gujrat. Breeding of these 10 donkeys is being done to increase the number. Scientists of Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (...Read more


ICAR-NDRI virtually launches digital content on ‘Commercial Dairy Farming’  

    Commercial Dairy Farming: MOOC jointly launched by ICAR-NDRI and ICAR-NAARM. Dr B.N. Tripathi, Deputy Director General (Animal Science), ICAR and Dr R.C. Agrawal, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Education), ICAR & National Director, ICAR-NAHEP virtually launched the “Digital Content...Read more


 Amul initiates digitization in artificial insemination in dairy animals  

  Amul Dairy has decided to digitize the artificial insemination service in its operational area. It was initiated on an experimental basis in the year 2019 in 25 village milk producer societies and was monitored and studied for one year.  After getting appreciable functional and operational results, a...Read more


Large granules is an effective way to optimize cow performance: Research

Granule size has a major impact on the degree of rumen-protection of fat supplements according to research by Volac Wilmar Feed Ingredients at the National University of Singapore. The physical nature of calcium salt supplements is a key factor in the success of delivery of fatty acids through the rumen in their a...Read more