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14 March 2017
View news from India Mother Dairy Hikes Milk Prices By Up to Rs.3/L
INDIA - Leading milk supplier Mother Dairy has announced a price hike in all its variants in the Delhi-NCR region with effect from 11 March. ...
13 March 2017
View news from India Danone Expands Dairy Segment; Aims to Double Business in India by 2020
INDIA - French nutrition and dairy major Danone has expanded its offerings in the dairy segment with launch of Greek yogurt as it targets doubling its India business by 2020....
02 March 2017
View news from India Kerala to Introduce Insurance for Cattle
INDIA - A comprehensive insurance scheme for cattle will be introduced during the current financial year, state minister for animal husbandry and forest K. Raju said Wednesday....
01 March 2017
View news from India Minister Stresses on Need for Increase in Dairy Animals' Productivity
INDIA - Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Parshottam Rupala has emphasised the need to increase productivity of dairy animals with the increase in demand for milk....
27 February 2017
View news from India Prabhat Dairy Looks to Strengthen Footprint in Gulf Region
INDIA - Private dairy company Prabhat Dairy is planning to strengthen its international presence with a range of premium cheese and other milk products for the Gulf region....
23 February 2017
View news from India Farmers Protest for Water, Fodder for Cattle
INDIA - Rajya Raitha Sangha and Namma Karnataka Rakshana Vedike workers staged a protest in Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka, on Wednesday demanding supply of drinking water and fodder for cattle. ...
20 February 2017
View news from India India's Dairy Farmers Seek MSP for Milk
INDIA - Dairy farmers have urged the government to set a minimum support price (MSP) for milk....
View news from India Cattle Dying of Starvation at Amrut Mahal Breeding Centre
INDIA - A shortage of fodder and drinking water has claimed the lives of seven cattle at Amruth Mahal Kaval sub-breeding centre at Rayasandra, Nuggehalli, in Karnataka....
17 February 2017
View news from India Climate Change May Hit India's Milk Products by 3M Tonnes/Year by 2020
INDIA - India, the world's largest milk producer, may see a loss of milk production by over 3 million tonnes (MT) per year by 2020 due to frequent climate change and it may also lead to a decline in per capita consumption, industry experts said. ...
16 February 2017
View news from India Drought Hits Dairy Farming; Milk Production Down by 40,000 L/D
INDIA - Acute shortage of water and green fodder has severely hit dairy farming in Chamarajanagar District of Karnataka. The prevailing drought has reduced milk production significantly. According to Chamarajanagar Milk Union Ltd (Chamul) sources, the...
08 February 2017
View news from India Karnataka Govt Launches Project to Preserve Indigenous Cattle
INDIA - The Karnataka state government has embarked on a first-of-its-kind climate change mitigation project that will see indigenous breeds of livestock - cattle and sheep - being protected, and augmented for posterity....
02 February 2017
View news from India Dairy Farmers’ Income to Double with Infrastructure Allocation
INDIA - The Finance Minister's announcement of allocating a fund of Rs 8,000 crore over a period of three years for dairy processing infrastructure is expected to generate an estimated Rs 50,000 crore worth of annual extra income for dairy farmers. ...
01 February 2017
View news from India Survey Shows Limited Cattle Slaughtering Hitting Leather Industry
INDIA - Limited availability of cattle for slaughter in India despite "the abundantly available natural resource" is leading to loss of potential comparative advantage for the country's leather and footwear industry in the export market, according to...
30 January 2017
View news from India Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Petition Seeking Total Ban on Cattle Slaughter
INDIA - A bench comprising the Chief Justice of India, J.S. Khehar, and Justice N.V. Ramana said it cannot direct States to frame laws banning slaughter of cattle....
View news from India Mother Dairy Looks East - West to Fight Rivals
INDIA - Increased competition from smaller players has prompted Mother Dairy to look beyond Delhi NCR region as it senses growth opportunity in the eastern and western areas of India. ...
27 January 2017
View news from India Kerala Govt to Disburse Funds for Drought-hit Dairy Farmers
INDIA - Dairy farmers will be paid Rs 70 a day per head of cattle towards upkeep costs in view of the drought, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Minister K Raju said on Wednesday....
24 January 2017
View news from India Kerala-based Milma to Hike Milk Prices
INDIA - Drought conditions and a resultant fall in milk production has prompted Milma to think of increasing the price of milk....
18 January 2017
View news from India Milk Mantra Raises to Expand Operation in East India
INDIA - Odisha-based dairy firm Milk Mantra has raised USD 10 million in the latest round of funding led by SBI-backed Neev Fund, along with existing investors Eight Roads Ventures and Aavishkaar...
16 January 2017
View news from India Karnataka Milk Producers Reel Under Cash Crunch
INDIA - Demonetisation has hit the 24 lakh milk producers across Karnataka hard. ...
12 January 2017
View news from India Arunachal Pradesh Inks Pact with NDDB to Boost Dairy Sector
INDIA - On Tuesday (10 January), Arunachal Pradesh signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) at Anand in Gujarat to kick-start a 'white revolution' in the state....
10 January 2017
View news from India Maharashtra to Raise Milk Prices from 11 January
INDIA - Retail milk prices are set to go up by Rs 2 from 11 January, with dairies stating that there has been a 10 per cent drop in procurement....
06 January 2017
View news from India Additional Sales Tax May Dilute Parag Milk
INDIA - Parag Milk Foods has informed the exchanges that Sales Tax authorities had conducted an inspection at its registered/corporate offices on Thursday....
05 January 2017
View news from India Indian Cows to Get Unique Identification Code
INDIA - After AADHAR, the Indian government is jumping onto the next big unique identification scheme, but this time it's not for human beings. The government is all set to assign a 12-digit identification number to 88 million cattle in the country....
04 January 2017
View news from India Gujarat Dairy Farmers from Cooperatives Unpaid for 50 Days
INDIA - Milk producers are desperately opening new bank accounts to receive cheque payments, but they don't intend to remain cashless for long....
28 December 2016
View news from India Telangana Dairy Gets Notice Over 'Vijaya'
INDIA - Andhra Pradesh Dairy Development Cooperative Federation has issued a “cease and desist” notice to its Telangana counterpart asking it to stop the usage of its registered trademark Vijaya and cow logo for marketing the latter’s products....
27 December 2016
View news from India Tamil Nadu Cattle Vaccinated Against Anthrax
INDIA - As the postmortem of a male elephant found dead in the Madukkarai forest range revealed that it had died of anthrax, Animal Husbandry Department officials, with help from the Forest Department, vaccinated a number of cattle in Nallur Vayal and...
24 December 2016
View news from India 4th BIOMIN Front Runners Forum Held in Ooty, India
INDIA - Four years ago, BIOMIN India came up with a new concept to approach and provide solutions to our customers: the BIOMIN Front Runners Forum. This event supports our aim to be the knowledge and strategy partner to our customers, and to help them...
19 December 2016
View news from India Dairy Sector No Longer a ‘Cash Cow’
INDIA - Post-demonetisation,the dairy farmers, who had accounts in primary cooperative societies, were now left with no option other than to rely on their accounts in nationalised banks for their weekly sale proceeds. ...
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