On Thursday, October 3, 2023, at Chai Prakan Agricultural Dairy Cooperative Limited in Chiang Mai Province, Assoc. Professor Dr. Kittisak Ajariyakhajorn from the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences at Chulalongkorn University gave a lecture to dairy farmers. The conference, entitled “Farm restructuring and management to increase value and productivity through area-specific animal feed management” was part of a project aimed at improving dairy farmers’ farm management skills and their ability to respond to the impacts of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
This initiative, a collaboration between Bank of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), Dairy Promotion Organization (DPO), Department of Livestock Development and various universities, was carried out to increase the capacity of BAAC farmers, drawing on the knowledge of innovative veterinary services at the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, through the support of AIC Chula Saraburi and the results of the Saraburi Premium Milk Research. The knowledge transfer was carried out as part of an umbrella project designed to strengthen the capacities of farmers and cooperatives in various regions from September 6 to October 5, 2023.