Title AGRO-JRP : Piloting Job Rotation Programme for Employment Development in Agriculture Sector
Project Number 2013-1-TR1-LEO05-47600
Product ORGANIC FARMING
Title ORGANIC FARMING
Product Type material for open learning
Marketing Text Organic farming seeks to: maintain a vital, healthy soil to support robust and healthy plants adapted to a particular environment maintain the greatest possible variety of animal and plant organisms in the ecosystem of cultivation ensure maximum stability and control of plant parasites achieve the most intensive recycling of materials possible ban the use of synthetic chemical substances
Description This unit will initially present introductory concepts related to Organic Farming and will attempt to define Organic Farming, its potential and challenges in reorienting production methods and the institutional framework that regulates organic production in European Union countries and Czech in particular, and to introduce the principles, cultivation techniques and practices of organic production. The second unit of this chapter will present the main practices and techniques of organic farming in greater detail, with focus on organic cultivation of cereal crops.
Target group For Agricultural Enterprise Staff
When you have finished this chapter, you will be able to:
List and describe the main principles and implementation methods of organic farming.
To understand and describe the main points of EU regulation regarding organic production.
To understand cultivation practices and the tools and materials used in plant protection, fertilisation and other farming techniques and tools permissible in organic farming.
To understand and apply the basic principles of organic production when farming in practice; in other words, to effectively apply the appropriate methods of fertilisation, plant protection and other farming techniques.
To deal with problems in cultivation according to the principles and practices of organic farming.
Area of application Agricultural Sector
Product Languages English