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Fonterra will introduce an independent organic milk price linked to market returns for organic products, prompted by the success of that business.
Soil & Health and BioGro have joined forces to promote "clean, green organic solutions" for food production.
"We already have low-emission climate-friendly farming practices – it's called organic farming," says Marion Thomson, co-chair of Soil & Health.
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.
European Dairy co-op FrieslandCampina will from next month sell its fresh milk and buttermilk in ‘bio-based’ cartons.
Shortage of organic milk is hampering growth of the domestic organic sector, says Green Valley Dairy chief executive Corrie den Haring.
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.
With veraison just around the corner, all growers are concentrating on ensuring their fruit ripens to its full potential and is disease free.
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.