Benefits Of Organic Farming

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Organic fertilizers are fertilizers made from organic materials, usually coming from natural resources and free from harmful chemicals. These organic fertilizers cannot be usually seen in markets, due to the fact that there are more chemical fertilizers being manufactured in the market. Organic fertilizers are minimally processed; thus, the nutrients remain bound up in their natural forms rather than being extracted and refined. Considering that in today’s time, people are becoming more conscious of their health and keeping their well-being in a good condition is a top priority. This makes organic fertilizers beneficial, not only for the plants, but as well as to the people. Second benefit, it is an on farm production. The majority of organic…show more content…
In philosophical terms organic farming means “farming in sprits of organic relationship”. In this system everything is connected with everything else. Therefore, its goal is to create an integrated, environmentally sound, safe and economically sustainable agriculture production system. Organic farming works in harmony with nature rather than against it. This involves using techniques to achieve good crop yields without harming the natural environment or the people who live and work in it. The methods and materials that organic farmers use are summarized as follows: to keep and build good soil structure and fertility and to control pests, diseases and weeds. One of the goals of organic farming is to keep and build good soil structure and fertility. In keeping and building good soil structure and fertility, farmers must use recycled and composted crop wastes and animal manures. Nutrients from crop wastes and animal manures are beneficial to the growth and yield of a crop, fruits, vegetables, in general, it is beneficial to the plants. It is important to keep in mind the right soil cultivation at the right time, crop rotation, green manures and legumes, and also the mulching on the soil…show more content…
Not only will the farmers be able to save money but they are able to produce nutritious food, feed for animals and high quality crops to sell at a good price. Organic farming does not mean going ‘back’ to traditional methods. Many of the farming methods used in the past are still useful today. Organic farming takes the best of these and combines them with modern scientific knowledge. Organic farmers do not leave their farms to be taken over by nature; they use all the knowledge, techniques and materials available to work with nature. In this way the farmer creates a healthy balance between nature and farming, where crops and animals can grow and thrive. To be a successful organic farmer, the farmer must not see every insect as a pest, every plant out of place as a weed and the solution to every problem in an artificial chemical spray. The aim is not to eradicate all pests and weeds, but to keep them down to an acceptable level and make the most of the benefits that they may

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