Organic Agriculture

  title={Organic Agriculture},
  author={Don Lotter},
  journal={Journal of Sustainable Agriculture},
  pages={128 - 59}
  • D. Lotter
  • Published 1 April 2003
  • Journal of Sustainable Agriculture
ABSTRACT Sustained high rates of growth in sales of certified organic products (OPs) in the U.S. and worldwide, averaging 20–25% yr−1 since 1990, have spurred concomitant growth and activities in production, processing, research, regulation and trade agreements, and exports. The global OP market value in 2001 is estimated to be $20B, and the OP share of total food sales is near 2% in the US and 1–5% in EU countries. Processed OPs have shown particularly rapid growth, often over 100% yr−1… 
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