Are Organic and Non-GMO Farming More Sustainable Than Farming Using GMOs?

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This article suggests that both conventional and organic farming have some advantages in terms of sustainability. The most sustainable method to produce crops depends on the location, size of the farm, the species being produced as well as other factors. The most sustainable systems often include components associated with both methods of crop production and both methods are necessary to feed the growing population.

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Photo of Dr. Keith EdmistenDr. Keith EdmistenProfessor of Crop Science & Extension Cotton Specialist (919) 515-4069 keith_edmisten@ncsu.eduCrop and Soil Sciences - NC State University
Updated on Jun 25, 2016
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