ARTICLE : 30 Year Field Trial Finds Organic Farming Outperforms Conventional Agriculture
URLARTICLE : 30 Year Field Trial Finds Organic Farming Outperforms Conventional Agriculture
After a 30 year side-by-side trial, the Rodale report shows:
Organic yields match conventional yields.
Organic outperforms conventional in years of drought.
Organic farming systems build rather than deplete soil organic matter, making it a more sustainable system.
Organic farming uses 45% less energy and is more efficient.
Conventional systems produce 40% more greenhouse gases.
Organic farming systems are more profitable than conventional.
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