Organic Vegetable & Fruit Production, Insect & Disease Control

Organic Gardening

  Contents:  Objectives Introduction History Principles of Organic Gardening Soil Management and Fertility Pest Management (Weeds, Insects, and Diseases) Record Keeping Summary Case Study—Think IPM: Lettuce Seedlings Frequently Asked Questions Further Reading Chapter Text...
Aimee Colf
Lucy Bradley
Frank Louws
David Orr
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

EPF: Evaluación y Planeación para el Fortalecimiento de los Sistemas Nacionales de Control de la Producción Orgánica

  Esta herramienta permitirá a los actores de los movimientos de agricultura orgánica de los países diagnosticar el estado de sus sistemas nacionales de control de la producción orgánica (SNC) y elaborar, de manera participativay con el apoyo del IICA, planes...

Effect of Bokashi and Vermicompost Leachate on Yield and Quality of Pepper (Capsicum annuum) and Onion (Allium cepa) Under Monoculture and Intercropping Cultures

  Organic fertilization and crop association are two agroecological management practices that have the potential to optimize land use in horticultural production. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of Bokashi and Bokashi amended with Vermicompost Leachate (VL) on the growth...
José D. Álvarez-Solís
José A. Mendoza-Núñez
Noe S. León-Martínez
Jorge Castellanos-Albores
Federico A. Gutiérrez-Miceli
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria

EPF: Evaluation and Planning to Strengthen National Control Systems for Organic Production

  Markets for organic products are increasingly demanding and diverse. Long distances and limited contact between producers and consumers - even on a national level - have made it imperative that national mechanisms for organic production control be implemented to guarantee consumers that...

Becoming A Certified Organic Grower

  The Mississippi organic certification policy was approved on May 21, 2004, by the USDA National Organics Program. This policy was developed to benefit organic growers. It helps ensure the quality and value of organically grown products. Although the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and...
Mississippi State University Extension
Mississippi State University Extension

Organic Vegetable IPM Guide

  Interest in nonchemical pest control has increased over the past several years. To some people, this means the same as “organic farming,” which implies nature’s way. But in this publication, we talk about controlling pests without chemicals, or at least fewer chemicals....
Mississippi State University Extension
Mississippi State University Extension

Handbook for Integrated Soil Fertility Management

  Contents:  Introduction  The need for ISFM  Principles of ISFM Soil fertility management practices  Targeting ISFM options   Soil and crop production – an introduction  Tables and reference information 
T. Fairhurst


  Contents: Introduction Improving soil fertility Proper weed management Effective pest management Effective disease management Reducing postharvest losses Marketing and organic certification of cassava production 
Olugbenga O. AdeOluwa
Ofoso Budu
Brian Ssebunya
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

Cerezas en Reino Unido

  Calidad y frescura, son las principales demandas de los exigentes consumidores británicos. Las cerezas son consumidas en el Reino Unido principalmente por segmentos socio-económicos altos.  A lo anterior, se suma un incremento en el consumo de cerezas orgánicas, lo...

How do I Prove my Production is Organic?

  Organic certification is a marketing tool. It ensures that everyone in the supply chain adheres to the organic regulations. It provides trust to the consumer and protects from fraud. You don’t need organic certification just for the sake of it. You only need it if you are going to sell...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture