Organic Vegetable & Fruit Production, Insect & Disease Control

Consequence of Organic- Inorganic Fertilizer on the Growth and Yield Performance of Tomato

  An experiment was conducted at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University farm, Dhaka, Bangladesh during November 2011 to March 2012 to assess the consequence of organic-inorganic fertilizer on the growth and yield performance of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). The experiment was laid out in...
Afrina Akhter
Saima Sultana
Alok Kumar Paul
World Journal of Agricultural Sciences

How do I Proceed to Sell Organic Products?

  Marketing aims to enhance sales and income of a farm business while creating value for your products. There are fundamental marketing questions you may apply to your farm, for example: How can I produce what my customers need?  How can I create added value to my products? Where should...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

2017 Southeast Regional Organic Blueberry Pest Management Guide

  Contents:  General Considerations Integrated Management Guide (Insect and Disease Control)  Selected NOP-Approved Products for Management of Blueberry Diseases Seasonal “At a Glance” Fungicidal Spray Timing Selected NOP-Approved Products for Management of Blueberry...
The Cooperative Extension Service
The Cooperative Extension Service

Who are the Potential Consumers of Organic Fruits and Vegetables in Central Chile? A CHAID Approach

  The demand for organic fruits and vegetables (F&V) is growing worldwide, creating market opportunities for developing countries as major suppliers. However, most export-oriented developing countries such as Chile have an undeveloped domestic market for organic products. This article...
Cristian Adasme-Berríos
Mercedes Sánchez
Roberto Jara-Rojas
Alejandra Engler
Marcelo Rodríguez
Marcos Mora
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

How Do I Manage My Organic Farm?

Why invest into proper management? Did you know that as a farmer, you are the most important resource on your farm? In organic farming, improving the benefits is generally done by: first, focusing on reducing farm expenses by optimizing the use of the farm own resources and secondly, focusing on...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

How can I Manage Pests and Diseases Naturally?

  Farmers consider organisms which reduce their crop yields as pests and diseases. Insects, birds or other animals are considered as pests, whenever they cause damage to crops or to stored produce. Fungi, bacteria and viruses are recognized as diseases, when they interrupt or modify the vital...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

How do I Best Manage the Fertility of My Soil

  What do I need to know about soils? Soil can be living or dead. Living soil continuously requires enough air, water and soil organic matter in order to provide a good growing environment for plants and soil organisms. By providing these, even dead soil can manage to live again. You can tell...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

What is Organic Agriculture?

  As a farmer in Africa you may be facing a number of challenges like loss of arable land, decreasing soil fertility, frequent drought and rising cost of seeds, fertilisers, pesticides and animal drugs. This commonly leads to recurrent difficulties to produce enough food to sustain the family...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

Cultivation of Tomato

  Tomato is one of the most widely cultivated crops in the world. It is an important source of vitamins and an important cash crop for smallholders and medium-scale commercial farmers. This Agrodok focuses on good practices for growing a healthy tomato crop and obtaining a reasonably steady...
Shankara Naika
Joep van Lidt de Jeude
Marja de Goffau
Martin Hilmi
Barbara van Dam
CTA

Organically Produced Foods

  Food labelling is the primary means of communication between the producer and seller of food on one hand, and the purchaser and consumer on the other. The Codex Alimentarius standards and guidelines on food labelling are published in a specific volume: Food Labelling. In addition to the...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization