1. September News – ACO

    September News – ACO

    Testing  Spotlight on testing! As part of ACO’s Market Testing Program, ACO purchases common certified organic produce and products from popular consumer outlets and sends these products for testing. Under this program, in June 2017, ACO tested 96 different certified organic products for pesticides, herbicides, fungicides as well as carried out commodity specific testing. The results from these tests were...

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  2. The latest in organic vs. conventional debate: Organic onions boast more antioxidants

    The latest in organic vs. conventional debate: Organic onions boast more antioxidants

    A six-year study found more antioxidant activity and higher flavonol content in organic onions over conventional. The question of whether organic food is any more nutritious than conventional has been a long-running and heated debate. One of the latest developments in this ongoing debate, however, suggests it is. Researchers in Ireland have found in an experiment that onions grown organically,...

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  3. Australian Organic Awareness Month Certified Organic Wine Showcase

    Australian Organic Awareness Month Certified Organic Wine Showcase

    Australian Organic is proud to present our first ever Certified Organic Wine Showcase as part of Australian Organic Awareness Month celebrations. 26 Winemakers are taking part in what will be a media and buyers extravaganza! We are currently arranging master classes and confirming our MC for the event. If you would like to get involved, please email janine.heinemann@austorganic.com for further...

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  4. New Allowed Input product launched

    New Allowed Input product launched

    Les Szonyi, FertAg managing director, is proud of Fertoz Agriculture Pty Ltd’s newly acquired allowed input status and looks forward to giving organic farmers an efficient source of organic phosphorus (P) as well as improving soil health and crop quality. “FertAg 0-8-0 offers organic farmers a source of 95 per cent available P (8%) which is faster acting in acid...

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  5. Calling all soil restoration farmers!

    Calling all soil restoration farmers!

    The opportunity to see Dr Christine Jones is here! Learn ways to optimise soil, plant, animal and human health through natural nutrient cycling and enhancing soil resilience. A global soil heath revolution is taking place. Profitable farms are regenerating damaged soils and returning function by understanding how plants and soil interact. Please find below the Media Release, SRF partners information and the flyer/rego.   VENUE...

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  6. Interested in registering for the next Young Gun of Wine?

    Interested in registering for the next Young Gun of Wine?

    There’s only two weeks until the deadline to register for the next Young Gun of Wine. http://younggunofwine.com/want-registrations-open-2018-young-gun-wine/ It would be great to see some ACO certified clients enter. Please find a copy of the press release here. Please feel free to share this through your channels, and give any candidates a friendly nudge! For immediate release: Registrations are now open...

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