It is a principle based on the idea that the health of soil, plants, animals, humans and our planet should be protected and developed. It emphasizes that the health of individuals and species communities cannot be considered separately from the health of the ecosystem in which they live. It is not the absence of disease. Health means maintaining the physical, mental, social and ecological well-being that will ensure the integrity and continuity of living systems. Organic agriculture aims to produce high nutritional quality, paying particular attention to the protection of health. Avoiding the use of hormones, drugs and food additives is one of the basic principles of organic agriculture.
It is a principle based on the idea that organic agriculture should take into account ecology systems and ecological cycles, be in harmony with them and ensure their continuity. Organic activities should be organized in accordance with local conditions, ecology, culture and value judgments.
It is a principle based on the idea that organic agriculture should establish relationships that ensure honesty and justice by respecting all environment and life forms. emphasizes the need for
It is a principle based on the idea that organic agriculture should be done responsibly and cautiously, based on protecting the health and well-being of people and the environment they live in.
In addition to all these principles, there are 5 basic principles of organic agriculture;
Adaptation to Nature:
– Production planning in accordance with ecological balance
– Selection of species, varieties, breeds and breeders suitable for the local ecology
– Conservation of wildlife
– The facility and structure of the enterprise is suitable for the natural habitat
Self-sufficiency- Crop production
– Animal production
– Waste and residue management
– Orientation towards renewable domestic sources in energy supply
Sustainability - October watch
– Conservation of soil, water and biodiversity
– Economical production and operation
Health - Avoidance of bioaccumulation and residues
– Avoiding the use of pesticides and harmful chemicals
– Ensuring animal health and well-being
– Providing organic feed
– Health compliance at every stage from production to consumption
Traceability - Compliance with standards and regulations
– Record keeping