Introduction To Organic Farming:
- Organic farming is a method of crop and livestock production that involves much more than choosing not to use pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and growth hormones.
- Organic production is a holistic system designed to optimize the productivity and fitness of diverse communities within the agro-ecosyatem, including soil organisms, plants, livestock and people.
- The principal goal of organic production, include the following:
- Protect the environment, minimize soil degradation and erosion, decrease pollution, optimize biological productivity and promote a sound state of health.
- Maintain long-term soil fertility by optimizing conditions for biological activity within the soil.
- Maintain biological diversity within the system.
- Recycle materials and resources to the greatest extent possible within the enterprise.
- Provide attentive care that promotes the health and meets the behavioural needs of livestock.
- Prepare organic products, emphasizing careful processing and handling methods in order to maintain the organic integrity and vital qualities of the products at all stages of production.
- Rely on renewable resources in locally organized agricultural system.
- Organic farming promotes the use of crop rotations and cover crops and encourages balanced host/predator relationships.
- Cover crops and composted manure are used to maintain soil organic matter and fertility.
- Integrated pest, weed management and soil conservation systems are valuable tools on an organic farm.
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