Organic Farming Digest

The Organic Farming Digest (1946–1954) was the first organic farming magazine to be published by an agricultural association.[1] The magazine was based in Sydney.[1] It was published quarterly. About half of the articles published were by Australian authors, the authors by authors from the rest of the world.[2]

The Organic Farming Digest was published by the Australian Organic Farming and Gardening Society.[2] It was also adopted and distributed as the official publication of the Living Soil Association of Tasmania.[3] The final issue of the Digest was Volume 3, Number 5 dated December 1954. The society was wound up on 19 January 1955 and the reason given was lack of funds.[2]

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  1. ^ a b John Paull (2008). "The world's first and newest organic magazines are Australia" (PDF). Organic Pioneers. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Paull, John "The Lost History of Organic Farming in Australia", Journal of Organic Systems, 2008, 3 (2):2-17.
  3. ^ Paull, John "The Living Soil Association: Pioneering Organic Farming and Innovating Social Inclusion", Journal of Organic Systems, 2009, 4(1):15-33.