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field of organically cultivated cotton plants

A field of organically cultivated cotton plants is rare to find in Zhuqiao Village, Hubei, where conventional agriculture has dominated the scene for the past several decades. Industrial agriculture has become China’s norm, in which cultivation revolves around crop yields. Residues from chemical pesticides used in such agriculture impair soil fertility and health and exploit the natural growth and ecological balance of wildlife. Under such conditions, the connection between human and nature through farming practices is lost.