More Details about Handbook Of Organic Farming And Compost Technology

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Author(s)Daniel and Patil and Najan
PublisherSBS Publishers and Distributors Pvt Ltd
Publish YearJune 2010


Organic foods are grown naturally, meaning they are grown without the use of pesticides, artificial fertilizers and other manufactured additives. Livestock are reared without growth hormones and they are fed organic grains. Benefits of organic produce are innumerable, Organic farms are less damaging to the environment They do not release harmful chemicals into the environment, they help sustain biodiversity rich ecosystems and they use less energy and produce less waste. Organic fruits and vegetables contain more antioxidants and have higher nutrient levels than conventional produce. Producing quality compost is the most important job on the organic farm. Organic growers greatly enhance the last part of the process by composting crop and other organic "wastes" before the soil receives them. Well-made compost is the ideal soil-food.