NEMI ORGANIC FAQs
In very simple words, organic farming is a eco-friendly way of cultivation. It enhances the health of ecosystem, biodiversity, soil biological activity. It takes into account locally adopted practices of farming for the better soil health. Therefore, products that are labelled as ‘organic’ are the ones certified as having been produced as per the set norms and regulations.
Organic farming refers to the technique that uses methods like crop rotation, biological pest control, green manure and local practices. These methods when combined not only preserve the capacity of soil but also produces nutrition rich food. This further promotes soil health, biodiversity, promotes ecological balance and keep our planet in good health.
The main difference between organic farming and any other kind of farming is in their nature. While organic farming is based on the locally adapted practises which are in sync with the nature, regular farming is all about pushing nature by artificial and synthetic fertilizers. Organic farming differs in terms of certification and standards of cultivation.
What’s better than cutting off chemicals and toxins from your everyday meal? That is what organic food does. When you consume organic produces you get a food which is free from chemicals, preservations, colorings. The food is not just healthy but also tastes good. It has good amount of antioxidants than conventional food.
Organic farming has a lot of benefits, not just on our health but also on our environment. Organic agriculture has medium and long-term effect on nature and establishes ecological balance to maintain soil-fertility. Organic farming also keeps in check pest problems.
By practices like crop rotation, inter-cropping, cover crops and using organic fertilizers organic farming encourages flora and fauna, it further improves soil and in creates a harmonious ecosystem. By enhancing soil structure and water infiltration. Organic farming destresses the environment at all levels and promotes biodiversity.
Certified organic food are generally more expensive than the regular produce for several reasons. Organic food supply is limited as compared to its demand. Production costs for organic supplies are higher because of greater labor inputs and increased cost of production. With no artificial and synthetic fertilizers, produce is generally low as compared to regular farming and therefore cost increases automatically. However, the good quality food helps you in better life, decreasing your health issues and ultimately saving up a lot more on your medical bills.