Fonterra to reward farmers for sustainable, high value milk

A Stuff article.

From June, Fonterra is upping farmer payments by up to 10 cents, depending on their sustainability credentials and milk quality.

The dairy co-operative announced on Thursday that farmers could earn an extra 7c a kilogram of milk solids for hitting targets associated with the environment, and once those are met a further 3c a kilogram of milk solids for excellence in milk quality under two different rewards programmes.

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