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Conservation agriculture and why we must move beyond the organic vs. conventional debate

How can journalists navigate the 'pitched battle' between organic advocates and biotechnology? Focus on real measures of sustainability, not polemical ...
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4 things that led to the myth that organic farmers use more pesticides than conventional farmers

This is part two of a four-part series attempting to separate fact from fiction regarding pesticide use on organic farms ...
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Do organic farmers really use more pesticides than conventional farmers? Not even close.

This is part one of a four-part series attempting to separate fact from fiction regarding pesticide use on organic farms ...
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USDA data confirm organic yields significantly lower than with conventional farming

Government data comparing yields of organic vs. conventional farms finds a sharp yield edge for conventional on more than 84 ...
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Viewpoint: If your interest is sustainability, organic and GMO labels won’t inform you

Focusing on tools and technologies—such as genetic engineering—can reduce agriculture's environmental footprint and promote sustainability, writes geneticist Maria Trainer ...
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Organic farmer’s plea for a better relationship between organic, conventional farming

An organic farmer speaks out on the similarities between conventional and organic--and the benefits farmers can receive from using both ...
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Conventional agriculture holds multiple ecological advantages over organic, analysis shows

Conventional farming outperforms organic in several key measures -- particularly crop yield, according to a meta analysis of 164 research ...
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Myth busting Foodie Farmer: Do conventional farmers “douse” fields in chemicals?

Conventional farmers, especially those who grow genetically modified crops, are often accused of "dousing" or "drowning" their fields in chemical ...