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Organic and conventional farm incomes on a par

The latest organic farm income report, released by the Organic Research Centre yesterday, show organic and conventional farm incomes to be very much on a a par income with one another. Organic and conventional dairying net margins were very similar, whilst for beef and sheep
enterprises, organic net margins were positive for suckler beef whereas conventional were negative. whilst conventional margins were more negative than organic for sheep and finishing beef.

Cropping enterprises also showed a positive position for organic activities. Overall, the analysis can conclude that organic farms are performing at least as well as comparable conventional farms.

Full report here

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