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Whitetech Revolution: The Future Of Dairy

Technology like the data tracking tech is incredibly useful, especially in the context of low insurance rates and consequent losses in the cattle industry.

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Whitetech revolution aims to technologize the dairy farming industry by using big data analytics to provide solutions for productivity and uniformity in the industry. It is a revolutionary step of taking agriculture and its connected industries to the cloud and getting them connected. The Whitetech revolution is part of the larger Agritech movement in India which is growing at an annual rate of 25%. This focus on technology in dairy farming is sure to help millions of farmers across India produce better results in a current context where the country produces 19% of global milk but the yield per cattle is far less than the global standards.

The fundamental aspect of the Whitetech revolution is to successfully transfer and facilitate the  adoption of technology in rural agrarian communities. These digitally empowered dairy farmers would then be able to benefit from the smart integrated ecosystem which would give them access to AI practitioners, vets, dairy experts which will in-turn give them access to valuable input and services. Consequently, this will lead the farmers to make informed decisions.

The detailed analytics that can help the farmers in this matter can be based on farm stats like milk production, herd numbers, breeding method of the individual farmers as well as the health and productivity of cows. Along with data analytics, facets like cattle facial recognition and data tracking technology based on the specs of the cattle including breed, diseases, antibiotics given, yield, and critical events such as successful calving and heat symptoms, etc ensure that the farmers as well as other stakeholders in the cattle industry are well aware of all the details about the cattle.

Technology like the data tracking tech is incredibly useful, especially in the context of low insurance rates and consequent losses in the cattle industry. This tech has the ability to bring about better results not only for the dairy industry but also other industries connected to it. The facial recognition tech as well as the other tracked data ensures identification of every cow and its productivity and mortality rate. This would drastically reduce the risk of insurance fraud and would give more incentive to the farmers as well as the insurance companies to partake in cattle insurance.

Apart from cattle recognition, the Whitetech revolution also focuses on providing farmers with real-time data analytics, milk and herd analysis, along with analysis of calving pattern etc.

It also focuses on last-mile extension of transfer of technology and on digital and agrarian literacy which is rooted in the belief of sustainable and inclusive rural development.

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Param Preet Singh

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