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Is Promoting Organic Food Bad for the Economy?

Is promoting organic food bad for the economy? To what extent is this natural health initiative interfering with it's intentions? This interesting topic is covered by Charles Kenney of Foreign Policy.

Some highlights from the article:

Whether organic is as efficient as conventional farming -- in terms of land yield, energy, or labor productivity -- depends on the place and the crop. But even organic sympathizers report that the average land yield in the industrial world is about 8 percent lower on organic farms than on conventional ones. And it only takes a trip to the local supermarket to understand there's a considerable price premium to be paid.




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