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It’s official, Fonterra’s organic farmers have become the first in the country to receive a double-digit milk payout.
The potential for organics in New Zealand is being viewed as huge because of dairy farmer competence and excellent growing and market conditions.
Dairy farmers running pasture-based systems on the coast of California have adapted their practice to produce organic milk.
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 says it is hitting the sweet spot with a spate of new products in its New Zealand brands business.