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