Extension & Milk ProcurementWe are a leading milk collection dairy in Nyandarua County

Extension & Milk Procurement Department

The Extension Department of Olkalou Dairy (2016) Ltd plays a crucial role in facilitating communication, education, and support to the dairy farmers who supply milk to our company.

Key Responsibilities of the Farmer's Extension Department:

  • Education and Training: This department provides educational programs, workshops, and training sessions to the dairy farmers. These sessions cover various topics including best practices in dairy farming, animal health, nutrition, breeding techniques, and efficient milk production methods.
  • Technical Assistance: The Farmer's Extension team offers technical guidance and support to the farmers. They provide advice on farm management, cattle breeding, feeding techniques, and disease control measures to improve the quality and quantity of milk production.
  • Information Dissemination: Keeping the farmers informed about market trends, pricing, and industry updates is essential. The department shares relevant information on market demand, milk quality standards, and any changes in regulations or policies affecting the dairy industry.
  • Farm Visits and Consultation: Visiting the farms allows the extension officers to assess the conditions firsthand, offer personalized advice, and address specific challenges faced by individual farmers. They consult with farmers to identify opportunities for improvement and suggest tailored solutions.
  • Community Building and Networking: The department fosters a sense of community among the dairy farmers by organizing events, forums, or collaborative activities. This helps in sharing experiences, fostering relationships, and creating a supportive network among the farmers.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Regular assessment and evaluation of farming practices and outcomes are conducted by the Farmer's Extension team. This helps in tracking progress, identifying areas for improvement, and ensuring that the farmers are adopting recommended practices effectively.

Overall, Extension Department acts as a vital link between Olkalou Dairy Ltd and the dairy farmers. By providing education, guidance, and ongoing support, they aim to enhance the productivity, sustainability, and profitability of the farmers' operations, ultimately contributing to a more robust and consistent milk supply for our company.


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