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    • ORGANIC FARMING IN MALAYSIA
    • INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC FARMING DEFINITION  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.
    • CHARACTERISTICS Lasts the health of soils and people. Maintain soil productivity. Limits the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. Plant growth regulators such as hormones, livestock antibiotics, food additives and nanomaterials.
    • INTEGRATED FARMING  Integrated nutrient management and integrated pest management.
    • DEVELOPMENT NON GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION ( NGO) PRIVATE SECTOR
    • NGO
    • 2001- 131 hectares of organic farm.  2006- 2367 hectares land area for organic farm ( reported by Department of Agriculture).  2006- very few family-run organic shop have opened. - taken over by the retailers ( JUSCO,GIANT) - carry certified organic food in large quantities and varieties – by this help to develop the organic farming. 
    • CHALLENGES TO ORGANIC FARMING  Supply of local organic produce is not keeping up with the increased demand. - fall about 50%  Varieties of local organic foods are limited. - Malaysia needs to heavily import organic produce from other country.
    • Produces greater yield Increase income for organic produce Better personal health condition ADVANTAGES Improve farming techniques Increasing job for farming Improve soil condition Improve quality of life
    • DISADVANTAGES Hard to find experienced and skilled workers Less productivity Take great amounts of times and energy
    • ORGANIC FARMING METHODS
    • CROP DIVERSITY 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.
    • WEED MANAGEMENT Promotes suppression of weed by enhancing crop competition.  Mechanical and physical weed control practices: * tillage practice * mowing and cutting * flame weeding and thermal weeding * mulching 
    • SOIL MANAGEMENT  Use techniques like green manure and composting.  Replace nutrients taken from the previous crops.  Improve soil fertility. BIOLOGICAL PEST CONTROL  Controlling pests ( insects, mites, weeds, plant diseases ) using other living organisms.
    • LOCATION OF ORGANIC FARMING IN MALAYSIA
    • LOCATED AT SEMENYIH, MALAYSIA
    •  LOCATED AT KAMPUNG SG. GENTING PERAK
    • o LOCATED NEAR BANGI, 40 KM SOUTH OF KUALA LUMPUR
    • CONCLUSION 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.
    • THE END THANK YOU