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Organic farming gets all the hype, but it doesn’t feed the world


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Natural does not mean non-toxic or safe. Synthetic does not mean toxic or harmful. Organic farmers are permitted to use pesticides and herbicides. Organic produce should be washed before it’s eaten. Conventional or organic, we’re all farmers.

In June, the federal agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced a $992,131 investment in the Canadian Organic Trade Association for the development of export and domestic market opportunities. According to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, there are about 3,713 certified organic producers in Canada operating on slightly more than two million acres of land.

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Posted by on Aug 7 2019. Filed under Food security, Organic agriculture. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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