Organic Farming: The Difference Between Organic And Organic Food

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Many people ask the question of what is organic food? I’m going to go into many things that people might have questions about when it comes to organic food. What is organic food? Is there a difference between Organic and conventional food? Is growing organic easier on farms soil compared to conventional farming; if so how does it? What does it take to be organic food, who watches and regulates what is considered to be organic? Why does organic food cost so much more than conventional? This is a question that many people want answered. Is it really worth the higher cost? Organic food, is it more beneficial than that of conventionally grown food. Why? What is the difference between CERTIFIED organic and organic foods that are not certified?
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Well to start Organic food is grown by farmers who use renewable resources, and this is to keep soil and water from being over used, while also hopefully enhancing the environment around them for future generations of farmers. Organic produce is food that has been grown without the aid of most of the conventional pesticides, synthetic federalizers, GMO’S (genetically modified organisms), ionized radiation, or sewage sludge, Organic animals that produce meat, eggs, poultry, or any dairy products are not given any antibiotics or GMOS. Farmers that want to have their produce or animals to be “organic” They must meet all necessary rules and regulations made by the USDA (Untied States Department of Agriculture) and their farm must be inspected by a certified government inspector. The main differences between organic and conventional food is basically just the way that it is grown or handled by farmers. Not to mention the things that are used to help the plants or animals grow, while organic has a strict guideline to follow. conventionally grown foods have much less guide lines to follow such as the pesticides, GMO or fertilizers used in the aid of growth of plants or…show more content…
Well to start Organic farming takes a proactive stance on soil and pest problems. Farmers use crop rotation and many other organic practices to combat soil erosion on the farm land, which also leads to a biodiversity in the soil which also helps combat the soil erosion that was mentioned before. Another benefit of organic farming is ground water is not as polluted as its conventional counter parts, since to be organic many pesticides and synthetic fertilizers are not allowed to be used which also tends to create an even greater biodiversity in soil along with its ability to filter the water. The use of GMOS are not allowed to be used at any stage in the process of growing or making organic foods and plants. Organic farming takes the precautionary stance on GMOS because of the fact that impact on human health along with the impact on the environment is still not understood, while also promoting the natural biodiversity made by different plants and

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