Sustainable Organics. Improving certified organic production techniques in the Australian industry to provide consistency for the end consumer
The focus of this report is around obtaining a successful crop rotation in organic agriculture, enhanced with modern technology, processes and knowledge to deliver the sustainability Australia’s organic industry will need to bypass the negative comments aimed at it.
The most important factors for the organic farming industry are:
- Having a good technical knowledge of organic farming systems.
- Access to organic inputs.
- Consistent supply to the market.
This industry observation is confirmed by an IBIS World (2016) survey. The IBIS World identifies 250 key success factors for a business.
Validating the finding within this report are observations derived from visiting the United States of America (USA), Netherlands and France from a diverse range of businesses and organisations whose primary role was within the certified organic supply chain.
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