Seminar on “Prospects of feeds and feeding in diary sector for augmenting food security”

Feeding a growing world population with more demanding consumers will necessarily require an increase in food production. This will inevitably place heavy pressure on already limited resources such as land, oceans, fertilizers, water and energy. Livestock and fish are important sources of protein in most countries. The Department of Animal nutrition of College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode, Wayanad in association with COHEART organized a seminar on “Prospects of feeds and feeding in diary sector for augmenting food security” on 4th August, 2014. The session was chaired by Dr. Dinesh Bhosale, Chairman, Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Association of India. Various deliberations were held on Opportunities and challenges in diary sector” by Dr. Dinesh Bhosale. 2. Feeding practices in Kerala by Dr. George Mathew. 3. Trends in feed Technology by Dr. S. Senthilmurugan and 4. Growing importance of One Health concept for augmenting food security by Dr. Sukumaran. A, Consultant. Eminent scientist and feed industrialist attended the seminar making it more informative. The session was followed by student’s interactive session with the progressive dairy farmers of Wayanad district which was presided over by Dr. S. Ramkumar and Dr. Syam Mohan.


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