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Quality protein maize for improving the nutritional status

September 26, 2018

ABCofAgri Publish Code: ABCAG269811A Maize (Zea mays L.) is the third major cereal crop in the world after wheat and rice and is used for both livestock feed and human consumption. Maize contribute 15% of the world’s protein and 19% of the calories derived from food cops. Pregnant women, lactating mothers, and young children are […]

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Precision dairy farming

July 28, 2018

Since the period of second white revolution, India in the sector of dairying has tremendously progressed. Dairy has always been a subsidiary sector which augmented not only farmers income but also it helped in satisfying the basic nutritional requirement. Therefore bringing technological advancement in dairy sector is a much needed approach. Agriculture sector was always […]

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ESTIMATION OF COST AND RETURNS IN MILK PRODUCTION

June 4, 2018

For the profitability of any enterprise estimating cost and returns is of utmost importance. In dairy enterprises where estimation of cost is totally different from that of estimation of cost in case of crops. There is no outlined procedure for its estimation in dairy enterprises. Thus following description gives a vivid explanation of estimation of […]

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Role of Livestock in Doubling the Farmer’s Income- National Perspective

April 24, 2018

Addressing to farmers’ distress, Honorable Prime Minister on the grounds of Bareilly gave a tough target and a challenge in itself for doubling farmers’ income by 2022. Since the days of Green Revolution the main focus remains increasing of production and productivity, but when farmers’ income has to be addressed, then the thinking has to […]

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BALANCED FEEDING FOR SUSTAINABLE MILK PRODUCTION

April 23, 2018

Milk and milk products cover a significant proportion in dietary pattern of large population of all ages. The rate with which our population is growing depicts that future demand for milk and milk products will increase substantially. Vision 2050 says that global demand for diary is projected to increase by 74 % and this increase […]

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Are artificial sweeteners safe?

April 23, 2018

Artificial sweeteners are ubiquitous in our diet. But are they healthy and do they really help you lose weight? People who count their calories or try to limit their consumption of sugar generally turn to artificial sweeteners . Since they are found in lean yogurt, sugar-free gum and many diet dishes, it’s hard to avoid these sweet-flavored substances. Safety […]

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Second White Revolution

April 18, 2018

Second White Revolution: Changing Paradigm of Dairying from Subsidiary to Mainstream Occupation Abstract Since fifteen years, India has continued to be the highest milk producing nation in the world. This was all possible due to white revolution which turned India from a milk deficit country to a sufficient one. But the thing that starts has […]

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Organic farming – France

April 10, 2018

Organic farming is a mode of production that finds its originality in the use of cultural and livestock practices concerned with respect for natural balances. Thus, it excludes the use of synthetic chemicals, GMOs and limits the use of inputs. The benefits that society can derive from organic farming are manifold in terms of creating activities […]

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An e-market portal for Bovine Germplasm: ePashuhaat

March 27, 2018

 Abstract At present there is no authentic market in India for quality and disease free germplasm in the form of semen, embryos, calves, heifers and adult bovines. These are available with different agencies/stake holders. Most of the animals are sold in unorganised markets controlled by middlemen. Poor quality of germplasm with unknown genetic merit and […]

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Guidelines for Nutritious and Safe silage making

March 24, 2018

Silage is fermented, high-moisture stored fodder which can be fed to cattle, sheep and other such ruminants (cud-chewing animals) or used as a biofuel feedstock for anaerobic digesters. It is necessary to adopt this method by Indian dairy farmers on large scale in situations like drought or heavy rainfall or scarcity of fodder. Silage making means preservation of chaffed cereal green fodder in anaerobic condition by way […]

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Recirculating Aquaculture Systems

March 20, 2018

This article gives a vivid explanation about the recent advances in agriculture more specifically in fishery sector. Now we are talking about sustainability of resources, so in this regard this article proves to be beneficial to spread awareness on RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems). This article explains how in limited space and resources we can do […]

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