Q. 175.0( 5 Votes )
Enlist some problems faced by farmers during the initial years of organic farming.
Problems faced by farmers during the initial years of organic farming are as follows:
•Yield from organic farming is lower than conventional agriculture which makes it difficult for small and marginal farmers to adapt to large scale production.
•Organic produce may have blemishes and has a shorter shelf life.
•Inadequate and improper storage facilities led to crop damage.
•Organic inputs are cheaper as compared to HYV seeds and other chemical pesticides and fertilisers but due to lack of awareness and information about the market, it becomes more difficult to obtain.
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