Organic Soil Management

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Healthy soil matters to all farmers and “feed the soil, not the plant” is the mantra of organic farmers. Organic farmers focus on creating fertile soil that is rich in organic matter and teeming with life.

  1. Bot, Alexandra and José Benites. FAO Soils Bulletin 80. The importance of soil organic matter: Key to drought-resistant soil and sustained food production. Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations. 2005.
  2. Organic production systems — Permitted substances lists. CAN/CGSB-32.311-2015. Table 4.2 – Soil amendments and crop nutrition
  3. Organic production systems — General principles and management standards. CAN/CGSB-32.310-2015.

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  • soil
  • organic
  • organic soil management
  • nutrients
  • manure
  • farm
  • farming
  • organic farming
  • environment
  • health

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