Following on from our successful ODPG Conference, which pulled together a wealth of interesting speakers from academia, science and from the fields, our membership has been growing in leaps and bounds. If you’re not a member yet, it’s not too late to join us for the rest of 2020. The sooner you join, the more value you’ll get.
We also encourage and welcome Regenerative Farmers, Biological Farmers, and anyone who wants to find better ways to farm their land, however big or small. Continue reading Join Us for Advice, Support & Resources
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… Continue reading A Consumer asks : Can Organic Farming Deliver for New Zealand?
Philippa Jamieson discusses why we just don’t need GE in New Zealand following the recent report by the Royal Society Te Aparangi calling for ”an overhaul of gene-technology regulations and wide public discussion”. Continue reading No GE is Needed: Article by Philippa Jamieson
Originally a dairy farm, the Harris’s now graze heifers from three other organic farms, as well as their own herd of Red Devon beef cattle Continue reading The Harris’s Wickton Red Devons
This Guardian article asks the question of how we will be able to handle the projected 50% increase in food production needed to feed the world by 2050. Continue reading Feeding an Expanding Population
“I never actually like to call myself an organic farmer… I liked to be considered a good farmer.” John Butler Continue reading Video: How Organic Farming Started
From matter and nitrogen, to microbes and fungi, and the all important carbon, this article about organic farming by Rodale is a MUST read… Continue reading 10 Ways Organic Improves Soil Health
A beautiful, short film featuring Organic Farmer, Jesse Straight, who talks in simple, fundamental terms about why Organic Farming matters Continue reading Nature always has the Last Word
This research shows that rather than converting benign nitrogen into polluting nitrogen, organic farming practices overwhelmingly recycle reactive nitrogen instead of introducing new reactive nitrogen into our environment. Continue reading Study: Organic Farming Helps Curb Nitrogen Pollution
Renowned organic vet, Dr Paul Dettloff visited New Zealand in March and held three workshops. In this series of events, we have a look at his advice and the use of remedies in a farm environment. (Please note that Dr … Continue reading Review of Dr Paul Dettloff’s Class and the Use of Remedies on Farm: Poroti