Organic Farming Soil Management

Organic farming
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Plants need nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, as well as micronutrients and symbiotic relationships with fungi and other organisms to flourish.  But getting enough nitrogen, and particularly synchronization so that plants get enough nitrogen at the right time when plants need it most is likely the greatest challenge for organic farmers.

Here are some techniques that you can use in organic farming to provide the nutrients you need for optimum growth:

1. Green Manure
A green manure is a cover crop grown to add nutrients and organic matter to the soil. These can include cowpeas, soybeans, annual sweet clover, vetch, sesbania, and others.

2. Intercropping (pest control)
Intercropping is when you grow two or more crops the same field close together.

3. Manure

4. Mineral powders

5. Crop Rotation