Why Organic Farming in India?
In this world full of chemicals and pesticides a person needs a little exposure to the natural environment. In a country like India, were before the establishment of the secondary and tertiary sectors, it comprised of only primary sector i.e. agriculture before the independence. Use of chemical and fertilizers are not a part of having practiced in India only after the globalization in the early 90’s where new farming practices came into existence and came in light of country, pesticides, and chemicals were then introduced in the farming practices.
Using of chemicals leads to both pros and cons.
But the arguments are more against the use of chemicals in farming.
Why!!! No doubt the use of chemicals lead to the protection of crops from pests that can destroy the produce but be following it leads to the harmful effects to the human body as well.
Chemicals are relatively cheaper, powerful and easily transported in bulk quantities. These chemicals may have a good effect in the short run but it definitely effects in the long-term era. It leads to side effects such as soil compaction, erosion, declining of the soil fertility and killing the supporting agents in soil.
Trending back to Organic farming likewise the fashion trends back!
These day are all the comeback of the fashion trend in the 70’s and 80’s similarly the era of organic plantation should be revived back and therefore the produce should be more environmental friendly.
Organic farming has come into existence in the 20th century. It made the use of environmental friendly practice by avoiding the use of artificial chemicals and making use of organic matter to raise crops.
Organic food is therefore more effective to the human health and to practice organic farming leads to the environmental friendly produce.
Organic farming is being improved by agricultural organizations today. This is done by the fertilizers that are made from compost, manure, green manure and bone meal. The synthetic fertilizers and pesticides are generally prohibited in this kind of farming practices. The advantage of organic farming leads to food security, food safety, self sufficiency, openness.
Organic Farming is Not only no use of chemicals but also…..
Maintaining genetic diversity
Selection of soil
The sustainability of soil, ecosystem health, biodiversity, biological cycles, soil biological activity and people.
It sustains the biodiversity and health of soil in the total environmental climate by the reduction of the use of chemical fertilizers. It therefore provides good environment leading to a good quality of life to the people.
The principle methods that are used in organic farming:
Crop rotation, Green manure, Compost, biological pest control and mechanical cultivation. The above stated methods help sustain the health of soil therefore leads to the enhancement of agricultural productivity.
Legumes is a substance that helps in fixing the nitrogen into the soil, natural insect predators are encouraged, crops are rotated to confuse pests and renew the soil.
Organic farming becoming need today!!!
Organic farming has become the need for the people nowadays
As to encourage the healthy lifestyle, leading to more stable living and moreover exposure to the natural environment i.e free from chemicals. It is therefore the duty of an individual to stay cautious and be aware about the ongoing diseases and side effects that are occurred by the intake of pesticides and leads towards a self sufficient life with organic farming.
There is a lot more to organic farming as there are numerous numbers of methods, equipment's that can be utilized to an approach towards the healthy living lifestyle.