What are the benefits of organic farming?
Organic farming method uses the natural environment to enhance the productivity of an agriculture.
It also uses carbon based fertilizers and biological pest control and do not use synthetic fertilizers.
Conventional farming mass production of one crop in one location is focused. While in organic farming it is possible to grow multiple crops in the same place.
Moreover, organic farming uses method like green manure and composting which replaces nutrients taken from the soil from the previous crops. It relies on natural breakdown of organic matter and hence allows the production of nutrients in the soil.
Indeed improves soil fertility and feeds nutrients to the soil to feed the plant also one of the effective method for soil management.
Undoubtedly also controls other organisms with the help of methods such as biological pest control and Integrated Pest Management.
Organic agriculture improves the health of people, soil and ecosystem. Hence it reduces the use of non renewable energy sources by using organic fertilizes and reducing the consumption of agrochemicals.
It also helps to control green house effect, stops global warming and climate change and keeps environment clean.
Furthermore, organic food are rich in nutritional value and free from harmful fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides.
Organic farming improves the taste and quality of food and organic agriculture are climate and ecologically friendly.