What myth is still widely circulated as truth?

Unfortunately organic use can often mean more pesticides, as permitted pesticides (natural ones) are often less efficient, so require larger quantities. Organic crops also require far greater resources, e.g. water, as organic does not currently allow GMO. So crops designed to be less resource hungry, are not permitted. Organic cotton has a particularly bad rep.

I wish we had a different category of agriculture, like "sustainable" or "environmentally friendly". Because some intensive methods are pretty horrific, organic is often seen as the alternative, but it's emphatically not the best option for a growing population in a planet with finite resources.

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