Sustainable agriculture: organically

March 1998
Issues;Mar98, Issue 42, p56
Focuses on organic agriculture. Definition; Techniques used by farmers; Categories of certification for organic produce; Requirements of the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA) on farmers.


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