Penalties from Fonterra pending

Rural Exchange 14/10/2017

Potentially coming into force in June 2018, Fonterra will look to penalise dairy farmers if their ‘Fat Evaluation Index (FEI) in their milk doesn’t measure up.

Palm Kernel is believed to affect the fatty acids in the milk, however, maize could just be the solution says Mark Burke, Pioneer Brand Products' Regional Manager for the Lower North Island & Hawke's Bay.

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