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Organic farming isn't any better than regular farming

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Last updated 8/23/2018 at 8:42am

I visited my favorite supermarket the other day and got lost in the produce section. The price of apples had gone up 50 percent.

They were from New Zealand and sported green “organic” labels. They were supposed to have been raised according to nature’s way and healthier than those costing much less. I ended up buying some because I couldn’t find any at the regular price. They tasted just like the regular ones I bought last week

When I was a kid growing up on the farm, we used only organic methods. It wasn’t because Grandpa was a purest; it was because he had no other option. We w...

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