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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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The conversion advice for aquaculture farms as well as for farmers who would like to take over an existing organic farm are new fields of support.
(LAC), the country's first and biggest certified organic farm.
Increasing demand for organic food, rising awareness of natural, and new food safety standards for health and well-being coupled with consumers to pay for organic farm food are the key driving factors for the market growth.
To date, out of the 14 projects being coordinated by BAR among the various proponents from the DA-bureaus and selected state universities and colleges, 10 have already been completed and four are still ongoing including the organic farm village in Camiguin.
Summary: Nadiad (Gujarat) [India], July 27 (ANI): Leaving their plush jobs in Silicon Valley, a couple is now running an organic farm here to fulfil their dream of contributing to environmental conservation.
Roger Kerr, chief executive of OF&G, said: "Continued growth of consumer demand for high-welfare and environmentally friendly produce has seen organic sales increase steadily in the last seven years, which has in turn triggered an increase in organic farm conversions.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE has recorded a 53 per cent increase in the organic farm products over the past six months, the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) revealed on Sunday.
The Organic Farm Shop of Abbey Home Farm in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, has invested in a 3-2-8-deck oven from Tom Chandley Ovens.
The ministry has not only opened two marketing centres in Dubai for organic farm products, it has also distributed 600,000 bags of organic fertilisers to more than 10,000 farmers.
"Over the next few months I shall be keeping a very close eye on the question of liability for organic farm products, checks and traceability methods," Ciolos warned.
Among the intended beneficiaries of this program, the organic farm sector could potentially benefit immensely from microloans.
"Molly's Organic Farm" is a children's picture book based on a true story about a little yellow, stray cat who found a home on a lovely organic vegetable farm.

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