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'Organic demand a missed opportunity'

Consistent demand for organic produce over the last 40 years is a missed opportunity dairy farmers can’t afford to ignore any longer, says organics stalwart Bob Crowder.

Crowder’s comments are a response to a payout forecast of $9.20 for organic milk solids, more than double the price of conventional milk, which he believes has the potential to take New Zealand back to being a world leader in organics.

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Sit down while you work

A Lincoln University student has designed a machine to make work easier and more efficient in vineyards.

Mike Liao’s machine allows...

Urban sprawl will see produce prices soar

As Auckland housing spreads onto produce-producing land it’s inevitable New Zealanders will pay more for food, says Horticulture New Zealand.

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