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Organic Farming Produces Healthy FoodsOrganic farming does not use chemical, petroleum based fertilizers or chemical pesticides. Genetic modification of crops is also prohibited. Fertilizers used for organic farming include composted manure, bone or blood meal, and fish emulsion. Crop rotation also helps to maintain the nutrient content of the soil. Organic farming also uses natural methods of pest control such as beneficial insects.

In this Bright Hub guide, you will find articles about how organic farming is different from traditional or industrial farming and why organically grown fruits and vegetables are better for your health and better for the environment. You can also read about how to grow your own organic fruits and vegetables.

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An Economic Comparison of Organic and Inorganic Farming Methods

Organic farming is often considered to be more expensive than non-organic alternatives, but this is not always true. Labor-intensive organic farms can sometimes be more cost effective...

United States Agriculture Facts

When reviewing the agriculture facts about the United States, specific trends can be identified which show how the market has changed and influenced trends in the farming industry....

Are Organic Apples Better?

Organically grown foods are said to be much better because they contain more nutrients and are pesticide free..One good example is the apple fruit-- popular for its curative effect...

Organic Farming Advantages: How It Helps the Earth

Want to learn more about organic farming and how it helps the Earth? Well, there are several advantages to organic farming. One of the major benefits is that this type of farming...

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What is the Difference Between Organic Farming and Traditional Farming?

Organic farming versus traditional farming...you decide which one is healthier for your lifestyle. While traditional farming protects crops against insect infestations and other issues...

Varying Challenges of the Different Types of Organic Farming

From organic beef to corn, each crop requires a specific approach to sustainable farming. Learn about the different types of organic farming....