To help farmers convert to organic farming, the Commission wants to set aside billions of extra euros. From 2023 till 2027, between EUR 38 billion and EUR 58 billion will be set aside for environmental programs, one of the aims of which is to promote organic farming. Organic farming in EU agriculture has grown from 8.3 million hectares in 2009 to 13.8 million in 2019.
Organic land has 30% more biodiversity than conventional land. Organic farmers do not use chemical fertilizers and chemical pesticides. Organically raised animals have a better life than their counterparts in conventional farming.
By not using chemical fertilizers and chemical pesticides, the yield will probably be lower. This can be remedied by using organic fertilizers. Benefert supplies organic fertilizers and can advise you.
Sources: Volkskrant, FiBL, IFOAM