Displaying items by tag: organic

Saturday, 05 December 2015 08:55

Organic farming key to climate-friendly practices

"We already have low-emission climate-friendly farming practices – it's called organic farming," says Marion Thomson, co-chair of Soil & Health.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 15:00

New organic service

The New Zealand wine industry aims to be "20% by 2020," meaning 20% of all vineyards will be converted to organic production within the next five years.

Published in General News
Monday, 18 May 2015 11:46

Milk in bio-cartons hits shelves

European Dairy co-op FrieslandCampina will from next month sell its fresh milk and buttermilk in ‘bio-based’ cartons.

Published in World News

Shortage of organic milk is hampering growth of the domestic organic sector, says Green Valley Dairy chief executive Corrie den Haring.

Published in General News

Fonterra has made a u-turn on its organic business, on the back of growing global demand, lifting its premium to certified organic dairy farmers by 45 cents to $1.50/kgMS.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 00:00

Getting Through Veraison Organically

With veraison just around the corner, all growers are concentrating on ensuring their fruit ripens to its full potential and is disease free.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 00:00

Lift NZ’s organic standards – farmers

DISILLUSIONED FARMERS are looking for an internationally acceptable national organic standard due to a rise in international rules incompatible with the New Zealand farming system.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 14:21

Global demand for organics grows

INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER demand for organic food is continuing to grow, says organic certifier Biogro.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 12:15

Organic suppliers ‘cautiously optimistic’

Eighteen months after announcing plans to radically scale back organic milk contracts, Federated Farmers is cautiously optimistic about Fonterra's announcement it is renewing supply contracts for organic dairy farmers in the lower and central North Island.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 November 2011 11:48

Humates add to good grass growth

WHILE NOT classing his farm as organic, Andrew Fraser believes what you put into the soil is what makes the grass grow. He has always used reverted phosphate products and for seven years has added humates to his fertiliser and feed.

Published in Farm Health
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