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  •  But to maintain high yields we need (3+ / 0-)

    intelligent use of fertilizer and pesticides.  I believe if you compare organic yields on corn with yields using IPM (integrated Pesticide management) it's about a 1 to 10 ratio.

    Note IPM is designed to avoid overuse of pesticides.

    Also I think corn is destined to be an annual.  Even if genetically modified.

    Democrats give you the Bill of Rights; Republicans sell you a bill of goods!

    by barbwires on Sat Apr 19, 2008 at 02:08:50 PM PDT

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