Paul G. Lanphere is recognized as a pioneer and leading authority in Modern Intensive Organic Agriculture. He has more than 20 years experience in organics as a producer, marketer, researcher and consultant. Lanphere has grown and distributed organic fruit around the world under his Lan Orchards label and has helped numerous other growers succeed as well. He co-founded the Seagro Corporation to research, develop and market new organic fertilizers and pest controls. Lanphere continues to head up these endeavors and is currently consulting with organic operations both in the United States and abroad. He feels strongly that organic horticulture is a way farmers may help themselves prosper and the organic farmer is a vital link in the chain of quality nutrition, sustainable agriculture and livable global environment for all.