Organic Farming :: Organic Farming Practices

Basic Steps of Organic Farming

Organic farming approach involves following five principles:

  • Conversion of land from conventional management to organic management
  • Management of the entire surrounding system to ensure biodiversity and sustainability of the system.
  • Crop production with the use of alternative sources of nutrients such as crop rotation, residue management, organic manures and biological inputs.
  • Management of weeds and pests by better management practices, physical and cultural means and by biological control system
  • Maintenance of live stock in tandem with organic concept and make them an integral part of the entire system

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