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Agriculture Report

Grey County Crop Walk Today


Crop Walk today as we learn organic food not that much better.


There is Crop Walk in Grey County today.

It takes place from 10 AM till 1 PM at the farm of Keith Reid in the former Sydenham Township.

Travel north of Highway 26 on Irish Block Road to sideroad 27.

Turn left at the T intersection on sideroad 27 to the 1st farm on the left.

Peter Johnson -- a Cereal Crop Specialist -- will be on hand.


Consumers who choose organic food are often willing to pay a premium, but it turns out added nutritional benefits may not be included in the hefty price tag.

A new analysis has found organic food has the same nutritional quality as crops grown under conventional methods.

Alan Dangour -- public-health nutritionist and senior lecturer in public-health nutrition at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine -- says +

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