Organic farming is the production of crops and livestock without the use of synthetic chemicals and inorganic fertilizers. Using organic farming we can combine tradition, innovative and science for the benefit of the environment. In organic farming animal manure and compost are mainly used as the fertilizers. By using the process called crop rotation farmers can keep their soil in a good condition for many years.

ADVANTAGES

  • In organic farming the initial investment is very low.
  • It helps in maintaining the environmental health by reducing the level of pollution.
  • It increases long-term soil fertility.
  • Using this method disease and pest resistant crops can be grown.
  • Organic farming improves the chemical properties of soil such as granulation, good tilt, good aeration, easy root penetration and improves water holding capacity.
  • It encourages biodiversity.
  • Farmers can create their own fertilizers in their farming location.
  • It creates many new opportunities of income.
  • The naturally grown food product is tasty and gives more nutritional benefits.
  • Organic farming has lots of scope in work that gives more employment opportunities.
  • Eliminating the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.
  • Eating organic food may reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes and cancer.
  • Ground water stays clean and safe.
  • Organic farming minimizes soil erosion up to 50%.
  • Organic farming does not cause any health issues because of the use of natural and organic products.
  • It can slow down global warming.
  • It builds resistance to climate change as it reduces greenhouse gas emission.