Organic vs. Non-organic Corn. Morgan Walgamuth English250:RM. The Difference. Sweet Corn. Field Corn. Economy. Organic Growing 20% each year Hard to switch Certification is difficult More labor Keep separated . Non-Organic Money: Gmos Pesticides Fertilizers Herbicides Nitrate .
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Organic vs. Non-organic Corn Morgan Walgamuth English250:RM
The Difference Sweet Corn Field Corn
Economy Organic Growing 20% each year Hard to switch Certification is difficult More labor Keep separated Non-Organic • Money: • Gmos • Pesticides • Fertilizers • Herbicides • Nitrate
Environment Organic • Con • Uses too much water • Pro • Can be grown in a drought • Less gas emissions Non-organic Nitrate Herbicide
Health Organic • Reduce the intake of pesticides by 90% • Protect kids from: • ADHD • Autism • Other illnesses Non-organic • Lost some of the nutrients from GMOs • GMOs cause: • Food allergies • Obesity • Increasing aging • Nitrate: • Cause cancer • Tumors • Infertility • Food poisoning
Mediation Farmers should have 50 percent of their corn organic This would: • reduce illnesses • better environment • and be the same price as conventional
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