Organic dairy cows in field© Wayne Hutchinson/FLPA/imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock
Organic farm finances kept their advantage over conventional counterparts during the early part of the farmgate price crash. Research from the Organic Research Centre shows some sectors saw English and Welsh organic incomes rise in 2014-15, even as non-organic returns dropped. Dairy farms revealed the biggest gap. While average farm business income on organic units rose 26% on the year to £80,383, conventional incomes dropped 15% to £52,764.  In that time the organic milk price jumped to 38p/litre – 8p/litre […]
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