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Old 19-05-2019, 09:43 AM posted to rec.food.cooking
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Default GMO? Organic?? what is your level of knowledge?

On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 6:34:57 PM UTC-10, Leonard Blaisdell wrote:
In article , Ed Pawlowski
wrote:

History Channel has a series about Farmers. I only saw one episode and
found it interesting. One farmer planted organic alfalfa. Lost the
entire crop because it had more weeds than alfalfa in the harvest.


Without pesticides, there would be a hell of a lot fewer of us. Maybe,
that's the point of this thread.

leo


Ignorance and fear of science and technology is strong these days. Nitrogen fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and GMO, allow us a food supply that would not be possible in the past. People fear the science of food but they should consider the alternative - starvation.