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Water resource management and organic farming

No blue... no green IN A COUNTRY WITH SUCH EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS AND UNPREDICTABLE RAINFALL – AS MANY FARMERS CONTINUE TO BATTLE WITH ONCE-IN-A-GENERATION DROUGHT AND FLOODS – WE EXPLORE WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE NASAA ORGANIC AND BIODYNAMIC STANDARD. “Water, soil and biodiversity management should be seen as one. It’s about dealing with the water that comes down... or in some cases doesn’t come down… and managing it over the year,” says Carolin Moeller, NCO Certification Officer. Moller clearly lives and breathes organic farming and food. A graduate of the Technical University of Dresden and De La Salle University, Manila and a keen producer herself of organic products including organic vegetable bread and dips, she has worked and studied in Europe, Africa and Asia before settling on a property in South Australia. Her area of special interest is water resource management and its relationship with soil fertility in organic farming systems. “Our standard focuses heavily on sustainable agriculture – with sustainability as the fundamental concept.

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Organic Insights  

ORGANIC INSIGHTS magazine, published by the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia, provides commentary on the latest or...

Organic Insights  

ORGANIC INSIGHTS magazine, published by the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia, provides commentary on the latest or...

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