The Tiruchi District Cooperative Milk Producers Union — popularly known as Tiruchi Aavin — has crossed five lakh litres of milk procurement a day yet again this month.
While the union achieved the milestone in 2019, it is considered significant this year as a new union headquartered at Karur has been created recently by bifurcating the Tiruchi District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union.
Procurement during the southwest monsoon from June to September largely depends upon rainfall. The season has turned out to be good for farmers as most parts of Tiruchi, Ariyalur and Perambalur, where the union procures milk from member societies, received good rain. It has made the climate perfect for milch animal rearers. There has been no report of shortage of fodder in any area under the jurisdiction of the union due to extensive grass and green pastures.
The average procurement of the season…