Organic Farming Case Study

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Situational Analysis The growing population Worldwide post many issues, problems and challenges. One of the pressures that the society facing is unavailability of food supply. Rice is the most common food that is served in the table of Asian and other people. But sometimes, other people may not eat rice due to its high cost and the production of this commodity is declining. It is a must to implement or adopt better strategies to increase the production of rice if not then many people will be suffering from starvation. Constrains in the production of this commodity maybe due to limited land, and unsustainable farming system. Some of the effects of unsustainable farming results to thedecreasing quality of soil and pests outbreaks. Asioet.…show more content…
The statistical tests showed that the OF interviewees, with their higher educational levels, larger farms, and greater contact with extension workers, were more likely to adopt and develop organic farming methods on their farms, grounded in their knowledge of OF systems, market costs and dynamics, and the environmental benefits to the farm. Additionally, the statistical test showed that the NOF interviewees who had more rice farming experiences tended to have positive attitudes towards applying organic rice farming on their farms, especially when considering advantageous marketing and rice production. The most interesting result of this study resides in the observed differences between OF and NOF interviewees’ opinions in all of the four aspects. NOF interviewees generally lacked the essential awareness concerning the multiple benefits of OFS. (Chouichom and Yamao:…show more content…
In 1992 rice is also distributed from other countries. During that year the country has a total population of 65.34 million and rice utilization per capita of 87.13 kilograms per capita per year or 238.71 grams per capita per day is about 5.7 million metric tons of rice. Farmers are producing about 5.97 million metric tons while 35, 101 metric tons are exported (Virola, 2011). Today, as Suministrado (n.d.) mentioned, only 18 million tons of rice are produced in the year 2013 and the country is already a net rice importer. Hindrances to this are higher cost of farm inputs, greater incidence of pests and diseases, environmental problems and the lack of access to farming technologies. Moreover, Briones (n.d.) added that there is intense competition in the World market especially now that there is a free exchange of commodities in the ASEAN

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