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Organic could make more sense as oil price rises

Date Published: 04/09/2008

An interesting report has appeared that suggests that spiralling costs of fuel and fertilisers could make organic farming increasingly the most cost-effective option. You could say that this is not rocket science, but it is perhaps something that many of us could only envisage in a kind of apocalyptic, post-oil future.

Not so, according to farm business consultants, Andersons. Its research arm has come up with findings that suggest we could be heading for this state of affairs in the next ten years…

It’s something positive to hear as we go through the current pain of impending recession and all the doom-and-gloom that’s being peddled because of it. It all goes in cycles, remember. Keep thinking of the cycles!