BY OUR REPORTER
SEMBABULE, UGANDA- Fresh Diary’s Director for Milk Production John Gethi, has called upon all milk farmers to take home a new idea and practice it on their respective farms, while maintaining best farm practices.
He was speaking in Sembabule District where Fresh Dairy hosted over 370 Dairy farmers to its third Farmer’s Field Day.
The day aimed at showcasing to the farmers various modern ways in which they can boost dairy production from their livestock.
Gethi cautioned service providers to maintain quality while supplying inputs to livestock farmers.
“Fresh Dairy benefits from volumes because of increased demand for raw milk production,” said Gethi.
Fresh Dairy not only links its farmers to stakeholders with in the Dairy sector, but also offers them training services for better product enhancement measures such as veterinary services, cattle feeding, breeding, disease control, proper record keeping, financial and banking facilities, insurance and alternative energy sources such as Solar among others.
It also avails farmers with milk quality testing equipment, Aluminium milk cans and pails which have increased their clean milk production.
Fresh Dairy, the leading producers of Fresh milk, UHT long life milk, Instant powder milk, Long life milk, Yoghurt, Ghee, Butter and Cream in Uganda currently work with 25,000 farmers mainly in Central and South Western Uganda from whom they source milk daily. Currently, Fresh Dairy handles 600,000 litres of milk every day.