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Organic farmers aim to grow crops and raise livestock in ways that are sustainable and harmonious with the environment.

  1. Organic production systems — General principles and management standards. CAN/CGSB-32.310-2015. Introduction. I. Description
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4284392/
  3. Tuck, Sean L, Camilla Winqvist, Flávia Mota, Johan Ahnström, Lindsay A. Turnbull, & Janne Bengtsson. 2014. Land-use intensity and the effects of organic farming on biodiversity: a hierarchical meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Ecology. 51(3): 746-755.
  4. Organic production systems — General principles and management standards. CAN/CGSB-32.310-2015. 10.3: Table 8 — Substance review criteria for permitted substances in crop production
  5. Reganold, J.P. and J.M. Wachter. 2016. Organic agriculture in the 21st century. Nature Plants. Vol 2. No. 1522. pp. 1-8. February 2016
  6. Organic production systems — General principles and management standards. CAN/CGSB-32.310-2015. III. Organic practices. 6.13 Additional requirements for poultry: 6.13.1
  7. Organic production systems — General principles and management standards. CAN/CGSB-32.310-2015.
  8. Organic production systems — General principles and management standards. CAN/CGSB-32.310-2015.6.6.6
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