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sustainable agriculture


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An agricultural system that is ecologically sound, economically viable, and socially just. Sustainable agriculture uses techniques to grow crops and raise livestock that conserve soil and water, use organic fertilizers, practice biological control of pests, and minimize the use of non‐renewable fossil fuel energy.

Subjects: Environmental Science.


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