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Indian Dairy: Digitalisation the Growth Fulcrum

India’s dairy industry is one of the largest in the world with a total milk production of approximately 221.06 million metric tons in 2021-22. The industry is primarily based on the production of cow and buffalo milk, with cow milk accounting for 51% and buffalo milk accounting for 45% of total milk production. While the…

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Usage of Millets in Dairy Sector: Navigation Towards Milk Productivity Enhancement

Millets, the small-seeded grains are highly nutritious and resilient to drought and other environmental stresses. These have been traditionally grown in India for thousands of years. However, with the advent of modern agriculture and focus on high-yielding crops, the cultivation has declined significantly in recent decades, despite that India harvests 80 percent of Asia’s and…

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Livelihood Development through Dairying

Livelihood can be defined as the capabilities, assets and activities required for people to earn moneyand secure a means of living. India is predominantly an agrarian economy where agriculture remainsthe backbone providing livelihood opportunities for nearly three-fourth of the entire population.This overdependence on agriculture, particularly in rural areas, is a serious concern and a challengeto…

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How Internet of Cows (IoC) the farm monitoring mechanism is redesigning Dairy Management

How Internet of Cows (IoC) the farm monitoring mechanism is redesigning Dairy Management   The Internet of Things is commonly associated with smart home control devices, wearables like the FitBit, vehicles and other device equipped objects that connect to the internet and exchange data. But have you ever heard about the Internet of Cows (IoC)? We…

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Technology and Automation in Dairy Industry

Milk is the most consumed food item in the Indian households. The Indian dairy sector has witnessed so many changes in the recent years manual operations are now replaced by large machines with better functioning resulting in efficiency and increased productivity. However, dairy industry is the least mechanized industry compared to other sectors of agriculture…

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Emerging Trends in Indian Dairy Industry

Over the span of three decades, India has transformed from a country of acute milk shortage to the world’s leading milk producer, with the production of 187.7 million tonnes milk. The year 2019 was the year of revolution for the industry in terms of emergence of value-added dairy products that has taken the dairy industry…