Gazzola Farms, on the Mornington Peninsula, produces lettuce, broccoli, celery and Asian vegetables. They use Integrated Pest Management (IPM), which is an approach that seeks to reduce harmful pests through a combination of means.
Some of the techniques Paul mentions include:
They have seen an improvement in the produce itself. Reduced chemical inputs benefit the soil microbiome. Consumer education remains a challenge.
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