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Agriculture Report

Not All Organics the Same


Study reveals some organic pesticides can be unhealthy.


Consumers shouldn't assume that because a product is organic it's also environmentally friendly.

A new University of Guelph study reveals some organic pesticides can have a higher environmental impact than conventional pesticides because the organic product may require larger doses.

Environmental sciences professor Rebecca Hallett compared the effectiveness and environmental impact of organic pesticides with those of conventional and novel reduced-risk synthetic products on soybean crops.

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