Sustainable crop systems are agricultural techniques that are based on the preservation of the environment, the fertility of the ground and also provide organic food. So, local resources are used, and the use of chemicals such as fertilizers, pesticides, and genetic modifiers is excluded.

Sustainable crop systems aims

The aim of conservation agriculture is to achieve sustainability and profitability, while improving the livelihoods of farmers. Also, among the fundamental principles of this type of agriculture they are: improving the competitiveness between producers and bring greater efficiency to the production process, optimizing the use of natural resources, reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and waste production, and finally fight different types of stress in crops such as pests, diseases, temperature, through biological control. To do this, agriculture conservation commitment by all fertilizers, pesticides and natural products efficiently use.

Its purpose

Sustainable crop systems allow to meet the needs all over the world, in terms of natural, fresh and organic products, at affordable prices for consumers and sufficient to maintain the agricultural sector economy.

It seeks to ensure profitability, environmental health and social and economic equity. It is so important to use of the best source of essential nutrients in the crops to preserve ground quality; in this way, the use of fertilizers and chemicals that produce adverse effects and increase consumer costs are avoided.

Let’s foster agricultural sustainability

Sustainable crops are the new trend of sustainable agriculture in the world. In the light of the above, for us it is important that you know, identify and support these new trends, through these small changes we will be able to lower the pollution rates, also we will achieve greater environmental protection, besides  the systems resilience , and efficiency in the use of natural resources.

Daniela Parra 
Digital Content Analyst