The seed therefore must not be GMOs or chemically treated.Organic agriculture therefore is a farming system which involves using a variety of techniques to achieve good plant and animal yields without harming the natural environment or the people who live and work in it. The natural farming system does not mean going back to traditional methods .Organic agriculture takes the best traditional methods and combines with modern scientific knowledge. The farmers’ use all the available knowledge, techniques and materials to work with nature. Therefore the farmer creates a healthy balance between nature and farming, where crops and animals can grow and thrive.
The following rules and regulations shall apply to organic plant farming in accordance with law EC 834/2007 of the European Commission.
j) Products for cleaning and disinfection in plant production shall only be used if they have been authorized for use in organic farming.
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