|Procurement Department Milk Collection Development|
The farmers initially sell their surplus milk to the dairy and to special attention was given for special milk production by the farmers. The 70% of the total milk comes from buffalo class while 30% comes from the cow class. The breeds of the area are non descript so the milk production capacity was very low. Hence the Warana Dairy is working on breed developments understanding its own limitations. The large scale training camps are being organized at the women and farmers level to improve the feeding and management status. Along with these activities, channelizing of the milk to co-operatives from private vendors was also carried out by giving attractive prices, prizes and annual bonus in the milk supplied. Hence the milk collection has been increasing. To maintain and enhance the quality of milk Warana Dairy established BMC units at different places
Milk Procurement starts in 1970 which was only 4000 Ltrs/day. Very soon will cross 20.00 Crores Ltrs.
FEED AND FODDER SEEDS SUPPLY
Feeding is the most important part of the dairy management’s. The good quality cattle feed is supplied to the farmers on one month credit. The good quality cattle feed is supplied to the farmers on one month credit. The cattle feed is manufacture in Warana Cattle feed plant, which is run on no profit, no loss basis.
Cattle feed supply :
Union is providing cattle feed to the producers with best quality on no profit no loss basis. It is available in two types – mash in 65 kg bag and and pallet 60 kg bag.
Urja, E-sac powder and Mineral Mixture Supply :
To reduce the infertility, to improve the milk quality and health of the animal union providing mineral mixture by charging only Rs. 30/kg. For health and energy improvement Urja bypass fat and e-sac powder is also made available on no loss no profit basis.
Green Fodder Development Program :
The main fodder available is sugar cane leaves and sugar cane tops. But fodder program has its own limitations, due to small land holding. So the farmers were given hints for intercropping in sugar cane. Lot of work has been done for successful green fodder development program. So presently the fodder seeds are supplied on 50% cost, to attract the farmers. Also the farmers are taken to the fields, where fodder plantation is done.
DIFFERENT EXTENSION ACTIVITIES
Different subsidized items are made available for the milk producers and Primary Dairy Society. Like milking machine and chaff cutter , Travis, milco tester, Emergency power system, Computer and Electronic Weighing Machine, Society building construction scheme Etc.
TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES –
Milk producer is the important or base of the milk business. Warana Coop Milk Union always put him in front while designing training and extension activities. With the purpose of development and expansion of milk business, union tries inventory program techniques and motivational subsidy offers.
To make dairy business more profitable and to overcome the challenges like – Low land holding have scarce of good quality fodder , Improper use of fodder, Unawareness about balanced ration, Unawareness about TMR, Limitations on dry matter intake, Maximum source of nutrition from crop residues, Low milk yield, Low quality fat & SNF, High inter-calving period, Age at first calving, High calf mortality, Low conception rate , high milk production cost, Management is very important - Management regarding fodder, veterinary aids, breeding and rearing.
Literacy rate in the milk producers especially in the female population is very low therefore training is significant aspect. Training for - Farmers (Selected Producers), Women, Farm owners and Staff of primary coop societies. About 150000 producers are linked through about 3000 primary coop societies from almost 2096 villages.
At milk producer level especially for women and youth generation different educational programs are being organized time to time. At primary society level training for society’s employees, committee members are also organized.