Healthy Soil is the basic foundation for a healthy food production. It provides vital nutrients, water, oxygen and root support, all of which contribute to the growth and development of food-producing plants.
The soil is home to a wide population of diverse species that enhance soil structure, recycle essential nutrients, helps to manage weeds, plant pests and diseases. Another essential point is that when soil is good, it contributes to climate change mitigation by preserving or growing organic carbon in the soil. To grow healthy plants, you must start with healthy soil. If you treat the soil with harmful pesticides and chemicals, you may end up with soil that cannot thrive on its own.
That is why it is extremely important to conserve the soil and to start a global cultural revolution that restores the primary importance they deserve to the soil.
CanOrganic Farming protect the Soil?
By promoting the transition to organic farming, we are contributing to the healing of our soil around the world by ending its chemical-induced degradation and maximizing its potential as carbon-consuming sinks.
One of the core principles of organic farming is the management of organic soil carbon to enhance soil quality. Since the use of synthetic fertilizers is prohibited, organic producers improve soil fertility by introducing manure or compost into the soil, leading to an increase in soil organic carbon.
Join your hands with Vanam India Foundation in healing the soil by adopting and promoting Organic Farming on this World Soil Day!!