Principles of Natural Farming


In natural farming chemical or organic fertilizers are not added into the soil in fact, decomposition of organic matter by microbes and earthworms is encouraged right on the soil surface itself, which gradually adds nutrition in the soil, over the period. In natural farming plowing,tilting of soil and weeding is not done and it remains in a way, just like in natural ecosystems.Healthy soil microbiome is the key to retaining and enhancing soil organic matter. Concoctions are necessary to enhance the fertility of soil. There are different ways of making concoctions. In India, the most popular concoctions are based on fermentation of animal dung and urine, and uncontaminated soil like Jeevamrit, Beejamrit, Ghanjeevamrit etc.