Form of a agriculture that relies on techniques such as crop
rotation, green manure, compost and biological pest control
to produce good crop yield and control pests on farm.
Known as low input farming.
Lasts the health of soils
Limits the use of
synthetic fertilizers and
Plant growth regulators
such as hormones,
food additives and
2001- 131 hectares of organic farm.
2006- 2367 hectares land area for organic
farm ( reported by Department of
2006- very few family-run organic shop
- taken over by the retailers
- carry certified organic food in large
quantities and varieties – by this help to
develop the organic farming.
CHALLENGES TO ORGANIC
Supply of local organic produce is not
keeping up with the increased demand.
- fall about 50%
Varieties of local organic foods are
- Malaysia needs to heavily import
organic produce from other country.
Hard to find
Take great amounts of
Early agricultural method of crop rotation.
Planting and harvesting one type of crop
on a plot of plan one year and using
different crop on next year.
Plantation of crop rotated to confuse
pests and renew soil.
Supports a wider range of beneficial
insects soil microorganisms.
Promotes suppression of weed by
enhancing crop competition.
Mechanical and physical weed control
* tillage practice
* mowing and cutting
* flame weeding and thermal weeding
Use techniques like green
manure and composting.
Replace nutrients taken from the
Improve soil fertility.
Controlling pests (
insects, mites, weeds, plant
diseases ) using other living
o LOCATED NEAR BANGI, 40 KM SOUTH OF KUALA LUMPUR
ORGANIC FARMING ACHIEVING A WIDER
DEVELOPMENT IN OUR COUNTRY.
IT IS MORE TEND TO GIVE US ADVANTAGES
RATHER THAN DISADVANTAGES.
ORGANIC FARMING MADE MALAYSIA TO BE
PROUD IN THE FIELD OF AGRICULTURE BY
PRODUCING BETTER YIELD.