Organic agriculture has been in the news for a while, with a number of big announcements.
Here’s what you need to know.
article The organic industry is booming, and it’s growing fast.
But how sustainable is it?
article An organic farm is one where animals are kept indoors, or in an open area, where they are not exposed to the elements.
Organic farming has a much higher level of nutrient efficiency than conventional farming, and the soil is treated with special chemicals to reduce the effects of pesticides.
Organic farms are more environmentally friendly than conventional farms, which means they can be more efficient than conventional agriculture.
Organic agriculture also includes non-chemical farming methods, which include the use of no-till or regenerative farming methods.
Organic farmers do not have to use fertilisers, pesticides or herbicides.
The industry is growing in popularity, but it is still in its infancy.
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