Archive for July, 2014
 
 
 
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Chickens
Chickens
Chickens

Organically Raised Chicken

Animal welfare is of paramount importance in organic farms and organic chickens are accorded all the animal-raising standards set by the United Stated Department of Agriculture or other standards-formulating agencies. Chickens ...
 
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Tractor Spraying Crops
Tractor Spraying Crops
Tractor Spraying Crops

Controlling Other Organisms in Organic Farming

Organic farmers intervene in the biodiversity of farmlands only when excessive levels of non-beneficial organisms are reached. For example, when excess levels of weeds that compete with actual crops for soil nutrients, water, s...
 
Farming
 
Vegetables
Vegetables
Vegetables

How to Grow the Top 5 Organic Vegetables

These are the top 5 vegetables that you really should be getting organic because they hold the greatest load of chemical residue when bought conventionally. So why no grow them yourself? They are all really easy to grow and hav...

 
Tips & Advice
 
Tractor
Tractor
Tractor

Organic Farming Techniques

Most modern organic farming techniques take their roots from old agricultural practices that promote ecological sustainability and conserve natural resources such as soil and water.  These farming techniques are used by organic...
 
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Hay
Hay
Hay

History of Organic Farming

In a broad sense, the history of organic farming may be traced to the first rudimentary farms built by prehistoric humans thousands of years ago. Since then, organic farming was the default method for cultivating all types of c...
 
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Farm Growth
Farm Growth
Farm Growth

Growth of Organic Farming

The growth of organic farming has been phenomenal over recent years. In the United States alone, more than 13,000 certified organic farmers have been registered in 2007 with the number of registrants growing steadily per year. ...

 
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Farm Growth
Farm Growth
Farm Growth

Benefits of Organic Farming

The benefits of organic farming are manifold. First, organic farming benefits people directly by producing safe, nutritious foods that are free from the potentially harmful chemicals used in synthetic fertilizers and pesticides...
 
Farming
 
Pests
Pests
Pests

Protecting Against Weeds and Pests

Though fertilizers are part of the organic process, most people have to battle against weeds and pests more than anything else. This is where your organic techniques are most important. Insects are the most visible problem sinc...