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What  factors do I need to consider in producing organic rice?

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First and foremost for

First and foremost for growing organic rice is, you need to consider soil fertility status vis a vis organic matter and organic carbon content.Second select varieties which are not high yielding and less reponding to fertiliser application.It is suggested to grow traditional locally adapted varieties known in the area.Availability of good quantity of FYM, Green Leaf Manure should also be considered.You also need to consider whether you are growing for home consumption or for the market so as to match the cost and returns.

Please note that this is the opinion of the author and is Not Certified by ICAR or any of its authorised agents.