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Organic Farming • What is it?

9th Year Organic farming is a term often used for food production and animal and plant pr oducts that do not use artificial chemicals or genetically modified foods, and g enerally agrees with the origin of sustainable agriculture. • • • • • • • • • Features Destination of production: Selling Techniques used to market: Rudimentary Techni ques, sometimes machinery Dimension Properties: Latifúndios Fertilization of soi ls: Natural Fertilizers Productivity: Productivity Low Income: Low Income Occupa ncy of Floors: Intensive Variety of Cultures: Polyculture • Objectives Organic farming is designed with the following objectives: • • • • • • Productio n of food of high nutritional quality of foods Maintenance of habitats, soil fer tility management and promotion of proper use of water resources development and promotion of biological cycles within the system Use of renewable energy produc tion Reduction of fossil energy use • • • • • Advantages and Disadvantages Are more beneficial to health, they come from a culture method more environmenta lly friendly; production was at its inspection and certification; contributes to a better society and economy; Organic Farming • • • • 9th Year GMOs are not used in its production, (GMO = Genetically Modified Organisms) food s are more flavorful, are products that do not contain harmful additives, the pr oduction credit to farmers and the environment, priority is given to regional va rieties in production; The disadvantages are that the yield and productivity are low, so the price is h igh, which can lead to preference for cheaper products, and the resulting low pr ofit. The explanation for these higher prices concerns mainly with the substitut ion of fertilizers and pesticides by use of more intensive and the labor force w ith a relatively smaller. • Location of area planted biologically by continent