NDRI to organize National Dairy Mela from April 8

After a gap of three years, the ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) will organise three-day National Dairy Mela from April 8. Last dairy mela was organised from February 15-17, 2020. Dr Dheer Singh, Director, NDRI, said the mela would be inaugurated by Union Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. “The mela will be […]

Mr. Milkman by EverAg records 12% growth in milk throughput on its platform

Mr. Milkman by EverAg, a SaaS platform empowering more than 125 dairy players and milk brands with customer subscriptions and deliveries, has reported a 12 per cent rise in its milk throughput in 2022 compared to 2021. A statement from the company said it facilitated the sale of milk worth INR 117 crore from January […]

Adopting Modern Technology for Dairy

The livestock population in India is about 536 million, of which about 300 million are milch cattle. Internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) can play a significant role in optimising the dairy sector and meet the increasing demand for quality products. The department of animal husbandry (DAHD) recently came out with an expression […]

‘India set to become foodgrain bowl’: Union Minister Parshottam Rupala

Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parshottam Rupala says India is all set to become the world’s ‘foodgrain bowl’ as the country quickly moves towards organic and climate-friendly farming. In an interview with Rajesh Kumar Thakur, he said the repealed farm laws were in the larger interests of the country’s farmers and that […]

Gorlinka as a protein substitute in livestock feed

In an effort to find cheaper protein alternatives to enrich livestock diets Russian researchers are investigating the benefits of gorlinka feed concentrate. The study on the use of this high protein concentrate in the diets of dairy cows and laying hens on their productive qualities was conducted by the Volgograd State Agrarian University (Volgograd, Russia). The result […]