Sushmita, Dr. Rita Goel
Abstract: Organic farming is a closed system, and depends upon local resources, maintain the long-term fertility of soils and to avoid all forms of pollution that may result from agricultural techniques. Organic food contains a very less amount of chemical pesticides which shows the goodness of food. All-natural inputs like vermin-compost, bio-fertilizers, bio-pesticides, and FYM, etc. are used in organic farming. After considering these facts, the present study was conducted in two districts viz. Sirsa and Hisar of Haryana state with 240 respondents (120 male and 120 female). Results shows that average 40.6 percent respondents had knowledge about input used in organic farming, harvesting (33.6 %). Opinion of respondents about organic food was 39.9 percent in average.
Keywords: organic farming, organic food, chemical inputs and natural inputs