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Organic Farming: The Arrival and Uptake of the Dissident Agriculture Meme in Australia

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Paull, J, Organic Farming: The Arrival and Uptake of the Dissident Agriculture Meme in Australia, Journal of Organics, 2, (1) pp. 49-63. ISSN 2204-1060 (2015) [Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Four years elapsed between the coining of the term ‘organic farming’ and the founding of the world’s first association dedicated specifically to the advocacy of organic farming (Paull, 2008). The term ‘organic farming’ was coined by Lord Northbourne and it first appeared in his manifesto of organic agriculture, Look to the Land, published in London in May 1940 (Figure 2.1). The book, published in the early days of World War II, introduced the world to not just the term ‘organic farming’ but also to its rationale and philosophy.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:organic agriculture, biodynamic agriculture, Lord Northbourne, Ehrenfried Pfeiffer, Jerome Rodale, Colonel Harold White, Australian Organic Farming and Gardening Society (AOFGS), Organic Farming Digest, WW2, Sydney
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Research Field:Farming Systems Research
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Author:Paull, J (Dr John Paull)
ID Code:115018
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Geography and Spatial Science
Deposited On:2017-03-06
Last Modified:2017-10-25
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