Rise in cattle feed price makes dairy farming less lucrative in Kerala despite high milk yielding breeds

Punnasseril Sreenivasan is one of many dairy farmers in Kerala who till five years ago had found dairy farming even on a small scale very profitable, but not so now, despite having high yielding breeds of milch cattle — like the southern state’s own Sunandini, due to rising costs of feeding. His and his wife’s … Read more

Gujarat’s model dairy industry once gave the nation Amul – but today it is struggling to survive

This article is part of a special scroll reporting project: Gujarat’s ‘dhandho’ elections, exploring the state’s complex relationship between business and politics as it heads into elections. To contribute to our reportage, click here. The frown on Raiben Patel’s face made it clear that her patience was running thin as her husband Amrutbhai Patel spoke … Read more

Ashbaugh reflects on 40 years of dairy farming | News

When he was 5 years old, a new love had captured the heart of a Maryville native ⎼ cattle. Unknown to him at the time, he would eventually pursue a career at Northwest as the dairy herdman at the RT Wright Farm. Raymond Ashbaugh is celebrating his 40th anniversary at this farm. Ashbaugh began his … Read more