Editorial Policy Statement

  1. The Editor(s) welcome the submission of manuscripts for publication in this journal. Topics are to be consistent with principles of organic farming and its associated industries.
  2. Manuscripts submitted for publication are to be in English. They may be review articles of current organic industry activities, position papers that focus on a specific issue, accounts of production, processing and marketing developments, land-use methodologies in organic systems, and regulatory criteria.
  3. Manuscripts are to be submitted in electronic format. Receipt of all submissions will be promptly acknowledged by e-mail.
  4. Each valid manuscript will then be forwarded in confidence to selected reviewers to assess editorial acceptance for publication. Authors may also submit the names of possible reviewers who could then be approached for their assistance.
  5. All manuscripts undergoing confidential review will be judged on the relevance of their content, brevity and clarity of presentation, validity of methodology used and conclusions made, accuracy in data, analysis, and literature citations.
  6. On request, intending authors will receive the Journal guidelines on manuscript preparation. The guidelines will also be ordinarily available on the Journal’s website.



This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution.

Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

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