New Organic aquaculture information products from US government agency
The Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC) has released a new Information product on Organic Aquaculture.
Organic Aquaculture addresses the important issues pertaining to organic aquaculture with regard to production technology, standards and laws, environmental and economic sustainability, research and development, and markets and trade.
Each chapter concludes with "Suggested Readings;" a comprehensive, indexed, bibliography appears as a separate section. Text and references cover organic production in aquaculture; the current status of U.S. standards; the National Organic Standards Board Aquatic Animal Task Force; international organic aquaculture standards; marketing outlook and consumer trends; and research and development.
These Information Products are available from the AFSIC web site in either pdf or html format:
Organic Livestock Production: Organic Livestock Production describes more than 900 documents published between 1974 and 2004 and links to online documents are provided where available.
These Information Products are also available in a CD in pdf format which can be ordered free of charge from AFSIC.
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