Organic

Business / Agriculture / Organic: Chemically, a compound or molecule containing carbon bound to hydrogen. Organic compounds make up all living matter. The term organic frequently is used to distinguish 'natural' products or processes from man-made 'synthetic' ones. Thus natural fertilizers include manures or rock phosphate, as opposed to fertilizers synthesized from chemical feedstocks. Likewise, organic farming and organic foods refer to the growing of food crops without the use of synthetic chemical pesticides or fertilizers: pests are controlled by cultivation techniques and the use of pesticides derived from natural sources (e.g., rotenone and pyrethrins, both from plants) and the use of natural fertilizers (e.g., manure and compost). Some consumers, alleging risks from synthetic chemicals, prefer organic food products. The FACT Act of 1990 required USDA to define organic foods for marketing purposes and implement a National Organic Program.

Other Words for Organic

Organic Noun Synonyms: living, natural, biological, biotic, animate, breathing
Organic Adjective Synonyms: organized, systematic, coherent, coordinated, integrated, structured, methodical, orderly, consistent
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Organic Search Results

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Organic Search Results: Most major search engines have results that consist of paid ads and unpaid listings. The unpaid / algorithmic listings are called the organic search results. Organic search results are organized by re MORE

Organic Viticulture

Life Style / Wine / Organic Viticulture: Like any other branch of agriculture, some winemakers wish to rely less on fertilisers, pesticides and other chemicals. Those that meet certain criteria may be labelled as organic. It is often compare MORE

Organic Foods

Business / Agriculture / Organic Foods: Food products produced by organic farming practices and handled or processed under organic handling and manufacturing processes as defined by several private and state organic certifying agencies. Onc MORE

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