Organic Farming
What is organic farming?

While there’s no formal or universal definition for organic farming, it can be defined as one or more systems of production which don’t use synthetic fertilizers, man-made pesticides, herbicides, growth regulators, antibiotics, hormone stimulants organic farmingand/or livestock feed additives to grow crops and raise animals.

Organic farming in and of itself differs greatly from conventional farming in a number of ways. Virtually all Organic Farmers who grow crops prefer to use renewable resources and recycling to return what most conventional farmers would consider waste, back to the soil as mother nature intended.

Use of crop rotation, animal manure, including green manure, legumes, natural minerals and biological pest controls are important elements used in modern day organic farming systems.

organic farmingMore importantly, Organic Farmer’s use numerous techniques to promote life within existing ecosystems and minimize pollution that occurs with virtually all conventional farming practices.

Organic Farmers who raise livestock will not use growth hormones, antibiotics or grains grown in soils loaded with synthetic fertilizers to their feed livestock.

By using natural foodstuffs and having a particular concern for animal welfare, Organic Farmer’s use the environment’s own systems to produce healthy livestock and return waste back into the soil.

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