A measured approach to sustainable farming

Bekkers, Toby
January 2012
Wine & Viticulture Journal;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p44
The article focuses on the adoption of organic practices which allow grapegrowers growers to build skills and confidence and sustainable farming. It states that several basic principles are to be considered when transitioning to organic grapegrowing which include making a clear vision on why growers make a change in practice, starting in a small section of property, and starting in a clen vineyard. One of the practical actions in alternative farming systems is applying compost.


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