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Thirty year study compares organic to conventional

Organic Trumps Conventional Across the Board: Highlights from The Rodale Institute’s 30-Year Report
Rob R

Hopefully that will help sway some prejudice away from the sector. Very Happy
Mistress Rose

An interesting report. Things like the reduction of energy were expected as no man-made fertiliser and pesticide is used, but the high yields were not what we have been led to believe by the commercial agricultural sector. More labour intensive was also expected, but if the increase in profits can cover that, a good result. There is a point where it makes sense to use people rather than invest in machinery, even just on economic grounds.
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