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    Organic Farming Organic farming is a form of agriculture that does not use synthetic‚ which means artificial‚ fertilizers‚ pesticides and genetically modified organisms. Organic basically defines a way of growing‚ processing‚ and handling food. Organic farming promotes biodiversity. The dictionary defines biodiversity as the diversity among and within plant and animal species in an environment. The goals of organic farming includes maintaining diverse crops‚ keeping soil healthy‚ reducing pollution

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    Mary Sears Taylor ENG 1120 Blair Date Sustainable Agriculture: The Switch from Industrial to Organic P1: Agriculture is the most important user of environmental resources and plays a crucial role in the economy‚ human health‚ and production of food and fiber. Currently the debate over agriculture is how to feed the world’s growing population‚ but in a non-damaging process. Agriculture needs a change resulting in sustainability‚ but the debate begins with how to achieve sustainability in agriculture

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    Organic farming cannot feed the developing world It is argued that without pesticides and genetically modified crops‚ farming is not economically viable in the developing world. Non-organic farming allows you to farm land that would otherwise not be farmable. Yields are high and costs are low. However‚ there is a worry that intensive farming in these countries will destroy the fertility of the land and in the long run organic farming will secure the future for sustainable farming. Thesis statement:

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    Organic Farming Association of India Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI) G-8 St. Britto’s Appartment‚ Fiera Alta‚ Mapusa‚ Goa - 403507 myofai@gmail.com Issues with FDI in Multi-Brand Retail for Indian Agrarian Community Submission to Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP)‚ Ministry of Commerce & Industry stakeholders meeting held on 13th January 2012 Udyog Bhawan‚ Delhi Summary Statement OFAI supports retail reforms in the form of improving supply chain and infrastructure

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    Intensive Farming better than Organic Farming? Name: Molly Sexton School: City of London Academy Centre Number: 10877 Candidate Number: 8145 Contents Page Page 1- Title Page Page 3- Introduction Page 4 – Is Organic better than Intensive? Page 5- Is Intensive better than Organic? Introduction In this case study I will be looking at weather “Intensive Farming” is better that “Organic Farming” i will

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    Before I go on about the use of fertilizers in organic farming‚ you must first understand what organic farming is. The simplest way to describe organic agriculture is agricultural production without the use of synthetic chemicals (fertilizers‚ pesticides‚ antibiotics‚ etc). For crop production‚ organic materials such as compost and manure are used to maintain soil organic matter and as sources of nutrients. Nitrogen-fixing as well as pest resistant plant varieties are utilized. The incorporation

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    systems and‚ in turn‚ resulted in the loss of nutrition and local farming. Organic farming provides not only an alternative safe and healthy farming model‚ but a way to correct the flaws in our current system. There are many benefits of organic foods and organic farming. Organic foods are free of harmful chemicals‚ artificial flavors‚ and preservatives. Conventional farmers use over 300 different pesticides to grow non-organic foods. The current process used in food production render little to

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    Mrs. Mercer Hon. English 1 13 February 2012 Organic Farming “Pesticide residues have been ranked among the top three environmental cancer risks by the American government” (Cleeton). This startling statistic fuels some of the arguments between organic farming and conventional farming. Although organic products cost more‚ they have many benefits to humans and rural societies. Organic farming is better than conventional farming because of the benefits to the natural environment‚ the methods

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    S E M E S T E R V I ORGANIC FARMING PROPOSAL GROUP 6 Iftekhar Ansari‚ Mujtaba Yameen‚ Priyamvada Panicker‚ Akbote Shiva‚ Vikas D‚ Jayadev B BBA • Semester VI • Group VI• Organic Farming B B A S E M E S T E R V I BBA • Semester VI • Group VI• Organic Farming Organic Farming Introduction Organic farming is the form of agriculture that relies on techniques such as crop rotation‚ green manure‚ compost and biological pest control. Organic farming uses fertilizers and pesticides

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    Topic: The advantages and disadvantages of organic farming. In spite of organic farming’s unfortunate aspects‚ the number of farmers using this method is increasing due to its advantages. Such method of farming is of considerable benefit in the way that the issue of soil management can be effectively addressed. With organic farming‚ soil quality are maintained and fostered‚ which creates the best opportunity for farmers to take full advantage of soil for years. A further good point of this method

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