Wednesday, 24 June 2009
Good News dept. - organic farming gets a boost
Organic farming has been derided as too inefficient to replace conventional agriculture, reliant on agrichemicals and biotechnology. However, a recent post in challenges this view. A report published in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (NB .pdf file) finds organic agriculture competitive with the agribusiness way. Originally posted in Grist blog in the context of a piece about Nina Federoff, Hillary Clinton's chief technology adviser (who supports organic farming about as much as Peter Batchelor supports solar power).
Posted by Guy Aron on 24.6.09