TITLE

Organics set to expand

AUTHOR(S)
Wright, Shelley; Riley, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;10/04/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 14, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the proposal to convert Scotland's agricultural land to organic production by 2010, which have been submitted to the Scottish Parliament in 2002. Views of Robin Harper, Green Party Member of the Scottish Parliament, on organic farming; Significance of organic farming to the agricultural industry according to Harper; Drawback of target setting for organic production according to union vice president John Kinnaird.
ACCESSION #
8765024

 

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