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The value of sustainably produced milk

What is pasture-based dairy farming?

On pasture-based dairy farms, farmers try to imitate the way that nature works.

Farmers are stewards of the environment

The farmers who attended were provided with a fresh perspective and encouragement on how to approach environmental stewardship on their farms.

Environmental stewardship is an important pillar of agricultural sustainability

One of the important take away points of the day was that this generation (producers, retailers, consumers) needs to understand and appreciate that they have in their hands the opportunity to ask questions, come up with solutions and create awareness across the world about why stewarding the environment is crucial.

The role that farmers play

There is also a responsibility to being a land manager. Farmers are in a position to be stewards of the land that they manage.

Farm for success today and the future

Two of the prominent aspects of sustainability are long-term profitability and environmental protection. Limiting chemical nitrogen fertiliser use to only what is very necessary contributes to both of these aspects.

Why care about sustainable agriculture?

Every individual in society is reliant on agriculture for the food they eat. The choices that we, as consumers, make in what we buy, influences the demand which is created for certain products or brands.