Links for more Information on Organic Agriculture
General Information on Organic Farming
View downloadable presentations from CTAHR's Organic Workshops (fall 2006).
for introductory information on all aspects of
organic production. This website has downloadable publications for organic
fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs, field crops, livestock, pest control,
fertilizers, marketing, regulation and certification. For a list of their
organic publications, view Guide to ATTRA's Organic Publications (downloadable
Adobe Acrobat file).
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements is an international
organization for organic agriculture. The website offers the IFOAM Training
Manual for Organic Agriculture in the Tropics. Although designed for
agricultural educators, the content gives an excellent introduction to organic
production in tropical regions.
Organic Fruits and Vegetables from the Tropics (large pdf file) This UNCTAD
(United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) publication is an
excellent reference for tropical organic fruit and vegetable production.
Transitioning to Organic Production: USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Network
(SAN) 32 page publication (downloadable Adobe Acrobat PDF) features farmer
profiles to explain how conventional farmers can move into organic production
Insect Pest Management for Organic Crops, UC Davis
Plant Disease Management for Organic Crops, UC Davis
Postharvest Handling for Organic Crops, UC Davis
Soil Fertility Management for Organic Crops, UC Davis
Soil Management and Soil Quality for Organic Crops, UC Davis
Weed Management for Organic Crops, UC Davis
Organic Agriculture at FAO
Production (CTAHR video)
Organic Farming in Hawaii (downloadable Adobe Acrobat PDF file) is an issue of
CTAHR Vegetable Crops Update (April 1999) authored by Ted Radovich and
Hector Valenzuela (email@example.com) which overviews organic farming in our
Sustainable Agriculture in Hawai'i: CTAHR's website for sustainable agriculture, with links on topics such as: agricultural entrepreneurship, sustainable and organic production, environmental topics, sustainable animal production, sustainable agriculture programs and international organizations.
The Cover Crop and Green Manure database, hosted by the CTAHR Sustainable
Agriculture website, provides information on various species used as cover
crops and green manure in the state.