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, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Seager Mason, published 24 Nov 2008