Field notes

India's new breed of dairy farmers

Enterprising Indians answering demand for safer food churn out quality milk at premium prices

Thirty-four-year-old Mr Vaibhav Agarwal, who runs O'Leche dairy farm, does not look like a typical Indian dairy farmer.

Wearing blue jeans, a blue sweatshirt and sneakers, the business graduate casually strolls around his 3.6ha farm in Bulandshahr, in the central state of Uttar Pradesh.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 22, 2018, with the headline 'India's new breed of dairy farmers'. Print Edition | Subscribe