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  1. Organic Agriculture: Protecting Our Food Supply or Chasing Imaginary Risks? (USA Today's Debate: Voices & Perspectives)
    Organic Agriculture: Protecting Our Food Supply or Chasing Imaginary Risks? (USA Today's Debate: Voices & Perspectives)
    Organic Agriculture: Protecting Our Food Supply or Chasing Imaginary Risks? (USA Today's Debate: Voices & Perspectives)
    Organic Agriculture: Protecting Our Food Supply or Chasing Imaginary Risks? (USA Today's Debate: Voices & Perspectives)
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  2. Organic Agriculture: Protecting Our Food Supply or Chasing Imaginary Risks? (USA Today's Debate: Voices & Perspectives)

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According to public perception, organic food is a healthy option. Critics argue that organic farming leads to the risk of contamination with potentially dangerous bacteria and mold toxins. This book debates arguments for and against organic foods in a fair and objective manner.

Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Jack L Roberts
Binding
Library Binding
EAN
9780761364344
ISBN
076136434X
Label
Twenty-First Century Books
Manufacturer
Twenty-First Century Books
MPN
Illustrated
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
128
PartNumber
Illustrated
PublicationDate
2011-10-01
Publisher
Twenty-First Century Books
Studio
Twenty-First Century Books
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
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If you live in a rural area you may have noticed the sharp divide or difference of opinion between those who practice traditional farming and those who use organic methods. Perhaps there is no right or wrong way to farm, but organic farmers need to follow strict guidelines set forth by the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Organic agriculture can be defined as "farming without the use of conventional fertilizers and synthetic pesticides." Stringent guidelines are also enforced for farmers who raise livestock. Organic agriculture is nothing new and in this book you will explore its origins that began more than 150 years ago with chemist Justus von Liebig. Farmers have used pesticides for thousands of years. In fact, "The Sumerians--an early civilization in southern Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq) more than five thousand years ago--used sulfur to control pests."

Sir Albert Howard and J. I. Rodale "saw the conflict of organic versus nonorganic agriculture as a... Read more
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