Authors: J Shankaraswamy, SV Mantena and KB Arakeri
Publisher: MedCrave Content Provider: MedCrave
Biodynamic farming is based on systematic and synergistic harnessing of energies from cosmos, earth, plant and cow. Biodynamic farm is a self-sufficient unit, a closed ecosystem that produces its own compost, seeds and livestock. It operates within the larger context of the local community and the rhythms and relationship of nature and the cosmos. It has been observed that these practices do not require sophisticated facilities and most of them can be created on farm itself by simple effort which can capable of affording long-term sustainability to agriculture and particularly to the ecosystem.
Illustration Photo: Biodynamic composting, Granton Vineyard, Australia (credits: Stefano Lubiana / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0))