TITLE

Organic farming cannot feed planet

AUTHOR(S)
Keiser, Carol
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/28/2012, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study conducted by researchers at Wageningen University in the Netherlands which reveals that organic agriculture cannot feed the world. The researchers examined 362 studies that compared organic and traditional crop yields. Analysts believe there is a need to double food production by 2050 in order to meet the needs of a growing population. This means improving traditional farming practices and using every technology available, including biotechnology.
ACCESSION #
74586119

 

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