Agriculture and Technology

Organic Farming Practices

Agriculture and Technology

Organic Farming Practices

Crop rotation, This means alternating the crops grown in each field, rather than growing the same crop year after year (mono-cropping). Cover crops Cover crops can protect the soil, add nutrients, prevent weed growth, aerate the soil with deep root systems.  Release beneficial insects Organic farmers utilize natural predators to control pests that destroy their crops.  Add compost and plant wastes, Use of manure in organic production is highly regulated.

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