Concept of environment-friendly agriculture
Environmentally –friendly agriculture refers to an industry preserving ecology and environment and producing safe agricultural and livestock products by restricting or minimizing the use of chemicals and recycling byproducts in agriculture and fishery.
- Organic farming is commonly used in the world (including EU), and agricultural environment programs should be separately implemented to improve an agricultural function to preserve the environment.
- For the differentiated distribution and sale of environmentally –friendly agricultural products, these products are confined to only certified products using organic, pesticide-free and non-antibiotic substances.
Environmentally –friendly agricultural products type and standards
|Organic agricultural products||Organic agricultural products are grown without using organosynthetic agricultural chemicals and chemical fertilizers.(conversion period: minimum three years before harvest for perennial crops and two years before planting seeds for other crops)|
|Pesticide-free agricultural products||Organosynthetic agricultural chemicals are never used for pesticide-free agricultural products and the recommended amount of chemical fertilizers is one third or less.|
* Source: Environmentally –friendly Agricultural Products Certification System