What goes in and what comes out

What goes in and what comes out: : resource efficiency, productivity and environmental sustainability of organic and low-input farming 

There is considerable controversy about the benefits of low-input and organic farming systems and their currently productivity is often the main criticism about such systems. The session will review and critically discuss current knowledge on the relative productivity, environmental impacts and future sustainability of organic, low-input and intensive via three key note presentations and a 40 minute panel discussion.

POWERPOINTS PRESENTATIONS

Resource use efficiency is the key to future food security (powerpoint)

Soil health and environmental sustainability of organic farming – Christine Watson (powerpoint)

AUDIO RECORDING