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Response to Warpy (Reply #2)

Sun May 26, 2013, 02:02 AM

3. Still the yields are about 25% lower than conventional farming

See link: http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/26/world/organic-food-yield

Because of the lower yields, organic farming takes up a lot more land to produce the same amount of food and they put a huge amount of methane gas into the environment. Methane is a much more powerful greenhouse gas than CO2. Not to mention, it's safety compared to regular farming is insignificant:

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/09/organic-food-not-proven-healthier-or-safer-study-finds/#.UaGi_bLnbIU

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