Saturday, January 7, 2012



Organic farming uses naturally available fertilizers and pesticides but excludes the use of manufactured (synthetic) Fertilizers, Pesticides, Hormones ……..etc

International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) defines the organic farming as:

"Organic agriculture is a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystem and people. It relies on ecological processes, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions, rather than the use of inputs with adverse effects. Organic agriculture combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promote fair relationships and a good quality of life for all involved.."

Importance of the Organic farming is postulated in "One Straw Revolution" a book written by "Masanobu Fukuoka". Concerning his methods of natural farming which has been highly influential with various organic farming and natural food and lifestyle movements. This book can be call it as “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative system of cultivating the earth reflects a deep faith in the wholeness and balance of the natural world.

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