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organic farming

Farming without artificial fertilizers or pesticides. Organic farming involves manuring with plant or animal wastes and the biological control of pests and weeds. See biological control.
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Summary: Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh) [India] March 7 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh is frontrunner in India in organic farming, said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday.
The centre is partnering with farmers who wish to adopt organic farming, with use of organic pesticides and biological control systems to reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture, whether fertilizers or pesticides.
Opportunities to learn more new technologies on organic farming will be available with the recent inauguration of the P3-million Negros First Organic Technology Center (NFOTeC) in Tabunan, Bago City.
TAP) -- The number of agricultural lands used in organic farming in the governorate of Sidi Bouzid has risen from 1,790ha in 2001 to 12,390ha in 2016, said Ali Mbarki, representative of the Department of Organic Agriculture stemming from the Regional Commission for Agricultural Development (CRDA ).
More farmers in Koronadal City who will shift to organic farming are guaranteed extra income for every kilo of product produced.
Dexter Mendoza, Ligao agriculture technologist, said the organic farming project, which started in 2013, had changed the lives of farmers.
Organic farming involves using techniques to produce good crop yields without harming the natural ecosystem or the people who live and work in it and completely relies on ecosystem management and attempts to reduce or eliminate synthetic agricultural inputs.
Bizarre UPA- era stats show 70% of Capital was under organic farming but ministries blank on where ` 100cr- plus subsidies went
In fact, organic farming in Oregon is rapidly leading a major paradigm shift in agriculture today.
EU plans to tighten up organic farming rules could have a negative impact in Wales, union leaders fear.
Organic farming and agriculture in general is considered an archaic activity in this country, and those who happily continue to destroy farming -- and who think that is modernity -- are the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) politicians, who paradoxically have rural roots.
Generous incentives have been available for some years to assist farmers to convert to organic farming.

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