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Organics good news for economy and more

 

Last updated 1/29/2009 at Noon



There’s a lot of good news if you look at worldwide organic food production.

According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), organic agriculture is increasing by 25 percent per year.

Some European countries have as much a 10 percent of their agricultural land under certified organic management.

That means more organic food production, hundreds of tons fewer pesticides and chemical fertilizers in use, a resurgence of healthy soil organisms, safer working conditions for laborers and a growing change in the meaning of “business as usual.”

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