More Hawke’s Bay farmers should take up the proposition of organics to safeguard the region’s environment and grow its economy, says the country’s peak organic body.
With 66% of Kiwis now buying organic food, prospects for organic producers look ever more promising, comments real estate firm Bayleys.
Why organic milk? What's so great about not being able to do whatever you want with your fertilisers and cow treatments?
Federated Farmers Dairy Chairman Andrew Hoggard addressed the Federated Farmers Dairy Industry Group this morning. Here's what he had to say.
Fonterra says the marketplace for organic milk is very competitive and the market-linked organic milk price will help the co-op to secure a steady stream of organic milk.
Fonterra this month announced a market-based payout for organic milk of $9.20/kgMS for the new season, up from the $5.65/kgMS it currently pays for organic milk.
Organic milk is a missed opportunity dairy farmers can't afford to ignore any longer, says organics stalwart Bob Crowder.
Fonterra has forecast an opening market-linked organic milk price of $9.20/kgMS for the 2016/17 season.