Story: Organic farming

Bob Crowder in his garden

Bob Crowder in his garden

Bob Crowder, among his organic cabbages, explains his methods of organic crop production. While a lecturer in horticulture at Lincoln University, he set up the Biological Husbandry Unit in the mid-1970s. At the time he was the only researcher in the country advocating organic methods of farming.

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Seager Mason, 'Organic farming - Organics in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16947/bob-crowder-in-his-garden (accessed 9 July 2020)

Story by Seager Mason, published 24 Nov 2008