07 Sep '11, 6pm

Organic Farming Can Be More Profitable in the Long-Term than Conventional Agriculture

Organic farming is more profitable and economically secure than conventional farming even over the long-term, according to a new study in Agronomy Journal. Using experimental farm plots, researchers with the University of Minnesota found that organic beat conventional even if organic price premiums (i.e. customers willing to pay more for organic) were to drop as much as 50 percent. "Doing an economic study like this, it's important to get as complete a picture of the yield variability as we can," explains Timothy Delbridge, lead author of the study and a doctoral student studying agricultural economics at the University of Minnesota. "So, the length of this trial is a big asset. We're pretty confident that the full extent of the yield variability came through in the results." Conducted over 18 years, the study found that a conventional farm, rotating corn, soy, oat, and al...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23885.cfm

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