Grown by Australian Farmers

Our System

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Our system educates growers in sustainable farming practices

Below is a list of how our system values, promotes and environmentally plans for a sustainable future

It Values

  • Air, soil and water
  • Plant diversity
  • Naturally occuring insects and micro organisms
  • Native flora and fauna

It Promotes

  • Practices that do not harm the environment and looks at activities to manage and minimise risks
  • Minimal use of chemicals
  • Adoption of an Integrated Pest Managment IPM System
  • Use of biological controls, beneficial insects, natural predators, pheromones and other cultural practices in place of broad spectrum residually toxic pesticides
  • The use of mulching and ground cover (living mulch) to preserve moisture and enrich our soils
  • Monitored irrigation systems to only use the water required for the crops
  • Recycling or reuse of all materials where possible
  • The recognition of all native and protect species in our area and promote revegetation projects
  • Checmical sheds bunded

Environmental Action Plan

  • Care for the land and soil
  • Reduced chemicals through the implementation of IMP system. No broad spectrum residually toxic products used
  • Minimise fertilisers and increase organic soil additives
  • Preserve water and protect water quality
  • Increase biodiversity (on farm projects for native flora and fauna)
  • Reduce waste and recycle all bi products where possible
  • Clean air, less pesticides and exhaust pollutants
  • Minimise energy inputs
  • Conserve fuel and protect surrounds from spillage

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Ongoing Commitment

  • Annual external audits from Freshcare
  • Annual internal review of environmental action plans
  • Ongoing improvement of growing protocols by P. Costi & Sons and staff

Freshcare Environmental Certification

  • Industry owned Australian standard
  • Written by industry experts in conjunction with growers
  • Assurance that produce is grown and packed with care for the environment
  • Preventing environmental harm

Venus Citrus environmentally friendly

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Enquiries to:

Ph: 08 8584 7984
Email: info(at)venuscitrus.com.au



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