Sunday 07 February 2016

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SUMUL set to supply to Goan milk at 'reasonable' cost

Gujarat-based Surat District Co-operative Milk Producers' Union (SUMUL) today announced its ambitious plans for the state of Goa, where it has received licence to provide dairy services to farmers including veterinary treatment to animals at ... READ

SUMUL will disturb Goa's milk cooperative biz: Goa Dairy

Goa's dairy cooperative milk union has expressed fear that the entry of Gujarat-based SUMUL will disturb state's four-decade old cooperative movement. READ

Dairy farmers welcome SUMUL, allege corruption in Goa Dairy

A group of dairy farmers has alleged huge amount of corruption in Goa Dairy while welcoming the government decision to allow Gujarat-based SUMUL to start operations in Goa. READ

SUMUL on trial for healthy competition with Goa Dairy: CM

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today clarified that SUMUL has been invited to Goa to benefit Goa’s milk producing farmers and for a healthy competition with Goa Dairy. READ

Goa's sugarcane farmers block national highway

Sugarcane farmers blocked a national highway today for almost an hour today afternoon near the Sanjeevani sugar factory at Dharbandora. READ

Goa now experiments with Farmers' Public Ltd Co.

The agriculture department has identified 1,000-odd farmers all over Goa for various new agricultural initiatives, for which a provision of 3 crore has been made, said agriculture minister Ramesh Tawadkar. READ

Will Agro college succeed in stopping Goa’s land conversions?

The first objective of Goa’s first agricultural college, started by Don Bosco at Sulcorna village of Sanguem taluka, is “to discourage farmers from sacrificing their land to builders and multinational companies.” READ

Goa Dairy sabotaging milk production, will take it over: CM

Goa Government today said it can take over the Goa Milk Cooperative Union, commonly known as Goa Dairy, if there is a strong opposition against setting up of the new milk union in the state. ... READ

Monsoon stages a comeback, making farmers happy

After a dry patch for almost a month, the revival of monsoon has brightened the agricultural prospects in Goa, officials said today. READ

Monsoon disappearance worries Goan farmers

Goa's agriculture department is worried as the rain deficit in the first month after arrival of south west monsoon may pose problems for farming activity in the state. READ