What is Organic farming?
Organic farming is a method for production of crops and animals and is much more than choosing not to use pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and growth hormones. Organic production is a comprehensive system designed to optimize the productivity of different communities within the agro-ecosystem, including soil organisms, plants, animals and humans. The main aim of organic production is development of sustainable farms, which live in harmony with the environment.
General principles of organic farming:
– Environmental Protection;
– Limiting of degradation and soil erosion;
– Reduction of pollution;
– Optimization of biological productivity;
– Improving of human health;
– Keeping soil fertility for long by optimizing the biological activity in the soil;
– Supporting biological diversity within the system;
– Recycling of materials, resources, waste and food
– Production of organic products, emphasizing careful processing and working methods that preserve the biological integrity and product quality;
– Tolerate renewable resources;
– Encouraging crop rotation;
– Use of detergents and fertilizers by standards, established for organic production;
– Responsibility and trust between man and nature.
Conventional agriculture currently dominates over biological. The reason is that the amount of production by biological approach is much smaller. But the world is working hard to increase yields through organic methods. One solution is the BIOHUMUS produced by worms. This product is designed and synthesized only by relationships and cycles in nature. The practice has inculcated it as a mandatory part of an organic production.
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