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Authors: Sudeep Kumar, NK
Thirunavukkarasu, D
TANUVAS
Title: REORIENTING DAIRY EXTENSION TO MEET CHANGING NEEDS OF SMALLHOLDER DAIRY PRODUCTION SYSTEM
Other Titles: Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences
Language: en
Type: Article
Pages: 1-6
Volume: 4
Agrotags: Veterinary Science
Keywords: Smallholder dairy Dairy extension Research in extension
Abstract: In the context of neo liberal policies Indian smallholder dairy farming is undergoing changes in milk processing, marketing, livestock services delivery, changing profile of producers and interaction between crop and dairy animals. On other side increasing urbanization accelerates demand for milk and milk products and sets up pressure on at production level. This may result in emergence of moderate intensive farms with part time farmers who are more likely to be of women. This necessitates reorientation of dairy extension system and extension research. Dairy extension system needs to meet out increasing demand of knowledge for moderate intensive farms. While research in extension taken up to develop an extension strategies to meet out the challenges of emerging farming patterns; climate change; environment concerns and research delivery pathways.
Description: TNVA_JEBAS_2016_4
Issue Date: 2016
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