An advance stage of organic farming

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An advance stage of organic farming

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Biodynamic agriculture: An advance stage of organic farming
R A Ram and Archit Kumar

ICAR-Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Rehmankhera, Lucknow - 226 101

Biodynamic farming refers to “working with the energies which create and maintain life. Bio dynamics is
process of healing earth with vital forces through human efforts. Using biodynamic preparations regularly opens the
soil to cosmic activities and allows these to work through soil into the plants. The aim of biodynamic concept is to
establish a system that brings balance into all factors, which maintain life. In biodynamic farming energy harnessed
from cosmos, plant earth and cow. Biodynamic compost, BD-500, 501, cow pat pit and biodynamic liquid manure/
pesticides is produced at the farm for nutrient and insect pest management.

Key words: Biodynamic, agriculture, organic farming