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Organic Farming

By conserving and minimising negative impacts on the natural environment, organic farming aims to respect all life and embrace biodiversity.
© (2021). BioGro NZ.

BioGro’s key principles of organic farming:

  • Encouraging and enhancing biological cycles;

  • Maintaining an improving long-term soil structure and fertility;

  • Practising humane management of livestock;

  • Maintaining genetic diversity;

  • Cycling organic matter nutrients within a production system;

  • Minimising all forms of pollution

  • Adopting an integrated management system for soil, crops and the environment for weeds, pests and disease control;

  • Aiming to produce food of high nutritional quality.

© (2021). BioGro NZ.
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