Organic is No Accident.
In order to market a crop as “organic,” a grower must be certified through a third party. This process involves several on-farm inspections and begins with an organically grown seed, ff certified organic seeds cannot be located, untreated seeds may be used as long as they are not derived from genetically modified plants.
Organic production reduces health risks. Organic agriculture endeavors to produce healthy plants for healthy people.
Organic farmers build healthy soil. Soil is the foundation of the food chain. The primary focus of organic farming is to use practices that build healthy soils.
Organic farmers work in harmony with nature. They don't use genetically modified seeds, or sythetic pesticides or fertilisers.
Organic producers strive to preserve bio-diversity. Many organic farmers and gardeners have been collecting and preserving seeds, and growing unusual varieties for decades.
Organic farming helps keep rural communities healthy. Organic agriculture can be a lifeline for small farms offering an alternative to produce crops and satisfy consumer demand.
Organic foods and non-foods alike. Every food category has an organic alternative and non-food agricultural products are being grown organically as well, including cotton.