These became important influences on the spread of organic agriculture.Further work was done by Lady Eve Balfour (the Haughley Experiment) in the United Kingdom, and many others across the world.
Artificial fertilizers were first created during the mid-19th century.
These early fertilizers were cheap, powerful, and easy to transport in bulk.
There is a movement called The National Organic Agricultural Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU) this movement was created in 2001 to connect the producers of the produce with the processors and the exporters.
NOGAMU’s vision is to, “Increase incomes and improved livelihoods in Uganda through adoption of Organic Agriculture” (NOGAMU).
For instance, naturally occurring pesticides such as pyrethrin and rotenone are permitted, while synthetic fertilizers and pesticides are generally prohibited.
Synthetic substances that are allowed include, for example, copper sulfate, elemental sulfur and Ivermectin.
In the developing world, many producers farm according to traditional methods that are comparable to organic farming, but not certified, and that may not include the latest scientific advancements in organic agriculture.
In other cases, farmers in the developing world have converted to modern organic methods for economic reasons.
Organic farming continues to be developed by various organic agriculture organizations today.
It is defined by the use of fertilizers of organic origin such as compost manure, green manure, and bone meal and places emphasis on techniques such as crop rotation and companion planting.