Day: 14 May 2020

September Is Organic Month- How Is Organic Farming Different

Artificial chemical fertilisers are prohibited – instead organic farmers develop a healthy, fertile soil by growing and rotating a mixture of crops, adding organic matter such as compost or manure  Pesticides are severely restricted – instead organic farmers develop nutrient-rich soil to grow strong, healthy crops and encourage wildlife to help control pests and disease Animal welfare is at …

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Organic Farming

Non-organic food production promotes the use of pesticides and chemicals which can pollute water and the environment by making their way into the food chain. Many pesticides don’t just kill the target pest, they can affect other wildlife by contaminating watercourses or disrupting ecosystems. In contrast, Organic farming doesn’t allow any synthetic pesticides and herbicides. Research …

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