Organic farming is often understood as a form of agriculture which uses organic inputs for the cultivation practices. But it is also about the environment, agricultural traditions, traditional seeds, animal welfare, farming communities, sensible energy use, and soil and water conservation. It is also about our family, health and welfare. Its aim is to support and strengthen the biological processes without the application of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and genetic modification of organisms. It also addresses the economic and social aspect of agricultural production. According to International Federation for Organic Agricultural Movement (IFOAM), \"the role of organic agriculture, whether in farming,
Organic farming: key elements and characteristics
by Ansu Abraham, Vikas Vani Journal, 01 January, 2008