What Is Sustainable Agriculture
Sustainable agriculture refers to an agricultural production and distribution system that:
Achieves the integration of natural biological cycles and controls. Protects and renews soil fertility and the natural resource base. Optimizes the management and use of on-farm resources. Reduces the use of nonrenewable resources and purchased production inputs. Provides an adequate and dependable farm income. Promotes opportunity in family farming and farm communities, and minimizes adverse impacts on health, safety, wildlife, water quality and the environment.
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