The Rodale Institute’s 30-Year Farming Systems Trial Report – The Permaculture Research Institute

Facts from the 30-year study

Organic yields match conventional yields.
Organic outperforms conventional in years of drought.
Organic farming systems build rather than deplete soil organic matter, making it a more sustainable system.
Organic farming uses 45% less energy and is more efficient.
Conventional systems produce 40% more greenhouse gases.
Organic farming systems are more profitable than conventional.

via The Rodale Institute’s 30-Year Farming Systems Trial Report – The Permaculture Research Institute

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