Organic Crop

Crop nutrition To produce a healthy crop an organic farmer needs to manage the soil well. This involves considering soil life, soil nutrients and soil structure.   Artificial fertilisers provide only short term nutrient supply to crops. They encourage plants to grow quickly but with soft growth which is less …

Organic Crop Rotations

Rotations Growing the same crops in the same site year after year reduces soil fertility and can encourage a build up of pests, diseases and weeds in the soil. Organic Crops should be moved to a different area of land each year, and not returned to the original site for several years. For vegetables a 3 to 4 year …

IFOAM – International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

With more than 750 member organizations from 116 countries, the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) unites people globally for the purpose of promoting organic agriculture. Among notable initiatives in which IFOAM is involved are the Global Organic Market Access (GOMA) project and the …