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American Farmers Abandoning Genetically Modified Seeds: “Non-GMO Crops are more Productive and Profitable”

by Daniel Jennings

A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically opposed to the industry.

Simply put, they say non-GMO crops are more productive and profitable.

Modern Farmer magazine discovered that there is a movement among farmers abandoning genetically modified organisms (GMO) because of simple economics. Đọc tiếp American Farmers Abandoning Genetically Modified Seeds: “Non-GMO Crops are more Productive and Profitable”

The World of Organic Agriculture: Statistic and Emerging Trends 2015

Data collection is a major and constant concern of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM – Organics International). The comprehensive data provided in this publication serve as an important tool for stakeholders, policy makers, authorities, and the industry, as well as for researchers and extension professionals. The information provided here has proven useful in development programs and supporting strategies for organic agriculture and markets, and crucial for monitoring the impact of these activities. The data collection of FiBL and IFOAM – Organics International has become one of the most frequently quoted literature in scientific, technical and descriptive papers and reports on organic agriculture. With this edition, FiBL and IFOAM – Organics International are presenting “The World of Organic Agriculture” for the 16th time. The data and information compiled in this volume document the current statistics, recent developments, and trends in global organic farming. The statistical information and all chapters have been updated. As in previous editions, regional reports were also compiled.

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