A Consumer asks : Can Organic Farming Deliver for New Zealand?

Other than yield, there is compelling evidence on organic agriculture outperforming in biodiversity, soil quality, ecosystems services, profitability and reduced water pollution, pesticides effects, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. If so, why are we not picking this low-hanging fruit?

Dr Selva Selvarajah

Dr Selva Selvarajah, writing for the Otago Daily Times is a consumer with no attachment to organic farming, but who has been watching the industry with interest…

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