ORGANIC FARMING

 A unique method of agricultural practise or method which is done without the use of synthetic fertilisers , pesticides and focuses on the sustainable use of resources like soil , ecosystem etc., this kind of farming is called Organic Farming. It is also termed as natural farming or chemical free farming. This technique was introduced in the 20th century. Sir Albert Howard is the father of modern organic agriculture as he developed the methods of agricultural practises with that of the technology knowledge. In the 1990s , China was the country to first execute natural farming methods to focus on export markets. After those years,every country with time started to opt for chemical free farming and the growth in this trend is rising with time. The concept of eco farming or organic farming, biological cycles , biodiversity and agro-health precisely. It’s more like a revolutionary movement in the world of farming to prevent exploitation of the environment. 

The sphere of Organic farming is quite vast , so to make it understandable for every human , it is distinguished between two. One is Pure organic farming and the other one is Integrated organic farming. Both are under unconventional methods of farming ,but are different vividly. 

 

  • Pure Organic Farming :

 

It is a type of organic farming which involves all the bioproducts and naturally obtained substances. The usage of unnatural chemicals and chemical based manure is strictly prohibited. The involvement of biofertilizers and biopesticides in the procedure is preferred above every other thing.

 

  • Integrated Organic Farming :

It is a type of management of farming which is collective and united with various other aspects of outputs. It involves minimum polluting, acts are executed and massive yields are accomplished. Not only food and fibre , but renewable energy is produced from elements like soil , water and air.  

 

Organic farming has a varied set of benefits but some of the pros are worth considering. From all the kinds of farming , organic farming is the most eco friendly one. It promotes sustainable development and ensures zero harm to the environment. It provides the consumer the healthiest food with a mind blowing taste. It is one swift way to generate income as the demand for organic eatables is rising on a daily basis. The exporting of such commodities ends up creating massive revenue. Additionally, it doesn’t require much expenditure. It’s based on minimal investment and does not require any extravagant inputs.  

Organic farming is a precision based process so it requires more labour. As a result of which it is a source of direct employment oppurtunities. 

 

As one knows , every coin has two sides and so does organic farming. There are some disadvantages and challenges which are hurdles during the execution of chemical free farming and are quite evident. The production or yield is comparatively lower than the conventional farmers. As it is a labour based practise , the need of labour is directly proportional to the amount of output one wants. If a farmer won’t be able to employ labourers in his/her field , the output cannot be expected at a higher rate. Ailments related to food and pollen might occur to the workers which is thoroughly uncertain. The production is not obtained in such a quantity that it can feed either the whole nation or state. It’s no doubt of top quality but the quantity will end up creating destruction. If ignored , it can also lead to starvation and mass death. 

 

So far , the debate between conventional and unconventional methods of farming is going on. Although both of them are equally productive and important but according to the lifestyles and health conscious population , organic farming is the most preferred option even if its a bit complex to deal with than the usual agricultural practises. But Jaggi Vasudev once concluded very appropriately by saying , “ With wrong farming methods , 

We turn fertile land into desserts. Unless we go back to organic farming and save the soil , there is no future.”

So one should join hands with eco friendly practises, promote natural production and agricultural methods, believe in the goodness of nature, and walk towards better health,  body and soul. 

Lastly, we have come across a lot of benefits of mHealth and understood this aspect clearly. The future of mobile technology looks promising enough as the technology is forging ahead with a faster pace. With this in mind, there is no hard and fast rule when it comes to using these health applications. A patient as per his preference only should use the apps otherwise go ahead with physical care or traditional care. But, it is of no harm to be in touch with these apps as they provide extra information and care which serves for the best of patients. 

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