Month: November 2016

Reasons Why Organic Food is Expensive

November 11, 2016

There is often a misplaced notion that it is the cost of chemicals, the pesticides and the fertilizers that contribute to the cost of food production and doing away with these factors will lower costs. Nothing can be further from the truth. Organic food is grown without these and still on an average costs about […]

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Considerations for a Beginning Commercial Organic Farm

November 2, 2016

Organic farming is much more than just farming without synthetic interference. It entails alterations to several constituents of the crop and livestock production method including increased usage of combined pest, weed and nutrient control procedures. Precautionary measures like crop rotations, cover crops, improved genetics, optimum populations, stress management and sanitation also assume a crucial role. […]

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