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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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It is a testament to the determination of the National Organic Agriculture Program (NOAP) to reach this year its target of converting 5 percent of total agricultural lands into organic farming.
Developing organic agriculture is vital in enriching the lives of local farmers, according to Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson.
Negros Occidental Provincial Agriculturist Japhet Masculino said on Tuesday he has started talks with CPSU president Aladino Moraca to come up with a scheme to promote the province's organic agriculture industry.
This followed his filing of Senate Bill 34, or the proposed Act Providing for the Development and Promotion of Organic Agriculture, that seeks to prioritize small farmers in the delivery of support services to make their farming sustainable.
Taiwan has entered a new phase of agricultural development with the Organic Agriculture Promotion Act going into effect on Thursday (May 30).
CHAIRPERSON, Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria, Oyo state chapter, Dr jolade Aderonke Sansi has said that the association would do all within its reach to impact meaningfully on agricultural practice in the state.
Tunisia ranks first in terms of area dedicated to olive groves in a list of 30 organic olive producing countries, according to the report "The World of Organic Agriculture: Statistics & Emerging Trends 2019" February 13, 2019, by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM).
(TAP) - Tunisia has the largest area of organic olive worldwide out of 30 organic olive producing countries, according to the World of Organic Agriculture: Statistics & Emerging Trends 2019, published on February 13, 2019, by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM).
Balochistan's Agriculture Minister Engineer Zamrak Khan said the provincial government was committed to promoting organic agriculture throughout the province, adding that the government was paying special attention to Balochistan.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has established more than 300 clubs in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad under a programme kitchen and roof top gardening initiative introduced to promote organic agriculture.
'This initiative will make organic seeds available for organic operators in the future and enhance the authenticity of organic produce, ultimately boosting organic agriculture development in the country,' states the report from the agriculture and forests ministry.
Relative to the celebration of the Organic Agriculture Month this November, environmental policy advocates Interface Development Interventions (IDIS) is pushing for the passage of an ordinance declaring Barangay Sibulan in Toril as an organic zone.

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