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Organic farming methods

Organic farming methods combine scientific knowledge and modern technology with traditional farming practices based on thousands of years of agriculture.

In general, organic methods rely on naturally occurring biological processes, which often take place over extended periods of time, and a holistic approach.

Crop diversity is a distinctive characteristic of organic farming.

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