“Cows are exceptionally gentle, loving beings who form strong bonds with their family and friends. Separating any mother from her child, as is routine practice within the dairy industry, inflicts upon both a cruelty beyond words.” ~Mango Wodzak, The Eden Fruitarian Guidebook Dairy Technology is an engineering field that deals with the processing of milk and its products. A person who works to process milk and its products in order to remove harmful toxins without affecting the nutritional value is termed as “Dairy Technologist”. Dairy technology study involves processing, storage, packaging, distribution and transportation of dairy products by implying the science of bacteriology, nutrition and biochemistry.
Anil Kalagond - quit his job in a reputed software firm in Bangalore to become a dairy farmer in 2009. Today, Mr. Kalagond is a successful farmer who has adopted integrated farming methods in agriculture. He owns 22 cows, 18 buffaloes and 90 goats, which he bought to set up a goat-rearing centre. He sells 250 litres of milk every day from his farm in Aliabad village to a private ice-cream factory in Bijapur.