organic farming

  

Definition

Vegetable and livestock production using natural sources of nutrients (such as compost, crop residues, and manure) and natural methods of crop and weed control, instead of using synthetic or inorganic agrochemicals. Also called low input farming.

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  • More households have become aware of the danger of pesticides remaining in certain fruits and vegetables and are seeking to buy fresh produce from those implementing organic farming practices, even if pricing is higher for the products.

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  • My father was not into business, or anything like that and grew up learning about organic farming and things like that.

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  • We were fortunate that organic farming was the standard in this region so did not have to battle chemicals in our food supply.

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