1. What is biodynamic?

    What is biodynamic?

    Biodynamic is a form of organic farming. The concept originated with the 19th Century Austrian philosopher, Rudolph Steiner. He was interested in the interdependence of all of nature, including the effect of the lunar cycle on nature. He also understood the essential nature of biologically active soils. He coined the term “biodynamic” to encapsulate the healthy natural farming environment and...

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  2. Wanted: Organic Fruit

    Wanted: Organic Fruit

    Juice production facility in Adelaide Hills want organic fruit for juicing. Minimum quantity 5 tonnes. Fresh or frozen, both accepted. Please contact our office for further details: (08) 8389 6966 or payables@purefruit.com.au by

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  3. Cessation of OGA Certification

    Cessation of OGA Certification

    Organic Growers of Australia (OGA) started as the Northern Rivers Herb Growers Association in 1987 in the Northern Rivers region of NSW when a small group of enthusiastic farmers came together to discuss herb growing at a time when it was practically non-existent in Australia. With a growing interest in organic production, name changes and the program steadily evolving, OGA...

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  4. ACO Service Desk Important Info

    ACO Service Desk Important Info

    Clients please be advised that as of 1 January, 2017, all approval requests must be forwarded via service desk. Please ensure you use your client portal or alternatively, email servicedesk@aco.net.au. For further information or assistance, please contact us via phone (07) 3350 5706. by

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  5. Welcome to our new clients – December quarter

    Welcome to our new clients – December quarter

    Australian Certified Organic would like to welcome our most recent clients who have received ACO certification: Narasell Mansfields Pty Ltd Alchemy Agencies Pty Ltd Paradise Floras Pty Ltd DW & CE Paterson FertPro Manufacturing Pty Ltd Lindsay Grazing Pty Ltd  ATF Lindsay Investment Trust JAC Corporation MWT Foods Pty Ltd JM Schmidt & MA Schmidt R & T Smith by

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  6. Interested in Hort Connections 2017?

    Interested in Hort Connections 2017?

    AUSVEG and PMA Australia-New Zealand Limited (PMA A-NZ) have united to deliver the joint industry conference and Trade Show, Hort Connections 2017, marking an historic partnership between two of horticulture’s leading organisations. Also joining forces with AUSVEG and PMA A-NZ will be Australian Organic, Irrigation Australia and Onions Australia. This list of prominent co-hosts ensures that there will be value...

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