Fodder shortage in North India: Another issue for dairy farmers

Wheat straw is being sold at Rs 1100-1700per quintal; it was being sold at Rs 400-600 per quintal last year. Farmers across north Indian states are facing a shortage of dry fodder due to the wheat crisis, which in turn, has been primarily fueled by an unusually hot March, according to farmers, agricultural scientists and […]

Increased cotton seed prices add to the woes of dairy farmers

The dairy farmers of Tirupur are affected after the increased price of cotton seeds led to an increase in the price of cattle feed. Cotton seeds are a vital part of the cattle feed and are rich in protein and fiber. The price of cotton seeds has gone up from Rs 2000 to Rs 2500 […]