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According to the latest FiBL-IFOAM report on organic farming worldwide, the global market for organics continues to grow, supplied by more than 2.4 million producers in 179 countries and 50-plus million hectares of organically farmed land – nearly half of it in Australia.
From 1 July 2018, Australian businesses will be required by law to affix new, detailed country of origin labelling to all 'priority' foods, with the government ramping up efforts to promote the new CoOL system to producers and consumers ahead of the mandatory adoption date.
Crop trials conducted as part of the EPA-funded Next Gen Compost project provided scientific evidence of soil and productivity benefits following the application of recycled-organics compost to soil used to grow capsicums and corn.
Direct from vertical farm to city workers: this smart new Brooklyn-based startup co-founded by Elon’s bro Kimbal Musk cuts food miles by growing GMO-free greens right in New York City, delivering them to offices nearby.
NSW DPI has been signing on farmer hosts for a two-month trial period of its new agri-tourism platform Visit My Farm in early 2017.
September’s not all footie finals and spring planting: it’s Organic Awareness Month! Get in touch with organisers Australian Organics and help spread the good word about certified-organic products to fellow producers and consumers.
HIA-funded research has pinpointed 10 successful vegie innovations overseas that, if implemented here, could help give Australian vegetable products the edge in lucrative Asian markets.
Is Australia positioned to become Asia’s delicatessen food bowl?
Western Australian farmers are turning tracts of unproductive land over to free-range pig production under Milne Agrigroup’s sustainable business model, which ensures everyone brings home some premium bacon.