Agriculture and Technology

Organic farming methods

Agriculture and Technology

Organic farming methods

Instead of chemicals, organic farming uses a lot of organic matter to give crops the nutrients that they need to grow. Clover, for example, has a lot of nitrogen in it and farmers use it to make the soil better. Manure from animals and compost are also used to enrich the soil. These fertilizers also help conserve the soil, not destroy it after a few years. Organic farmers also use crop rotation to preserve the good qualities of soils and avoid monoculture.

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