Benefits of Organic Agriculture to Health

A number of benefits that can be learned from the development of organic agriculture, particularly for health, here are the benefits of organic farming:
  • To produce adequate food, safe and nutritious thus improving public health. The data show that organic farming practices can increase the yield of vegetables by 75% compared to conventional agriculture. In addition, organic agricultural products also have vitamin C, potassium, and beta carotene are higher.
  • Creating a safe work environment and healthier for farmers, because farmers will be protected from exposure (exposure) pollution caused by the use of synthetic chemicals in agricultural production.
  • Minimise all forms of pollution resulting from agricultural activities. Because organic agriculture: (1) Avoiding the use of synthetic chemicals and (2) Utilizing waste agricultural activities such as livestock manure and rice straw compost.