Satisfaction of dairy farmers after converting to organic farming in France

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European farmers are increasingly converting to organic farming. Scientists Bouttes et al. recently monitored 19 dairy farm conversions towards pasture-based grazing systems and reduced land use and herd management intensities, in the French Aveyron area. They showed that all farmers were satisfied eventually, which strongly contrasts with previous studies warning about risks associated with organic farming conversion.

3 thoughts on “Satisfaction of dairy farmers after converting to organic farming in France”

  1. Regular milk is produced may include chemicals, preservatives and antibiotics. Mostly, the fodder for these farm animals is ridden with growth infusers and antibiotics to increase milk production and it affects the quality and taste of the regular milk.
    The cattle are stilt raised in small barns and the movement of these animals is very limited. And the exposure to outdoor pastures and sunlight is negligible.


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