Farmer Focus: Formidable management team a blessing

Last year did not start well. There were just too many uncertainties. But it ended well.

My health was good and the weather was kind to us. We managed to treble our production, which is not easy with an organic system, yet still could not meet the demand for our products.

The prices of our own products were reasonable (never good enough) and the prices of our inputs remained stable.

But, best of all, our management improved substantially. I am very aware of my own shortcomings.

One of the many is being incapable of repetitive work, which is of course essential on a dairy farm.

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