New research shows unintended harms of organic farming.

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Phys.org reports, "...a new study published in Science on Thursday finds that expanding organic cropland can lead to increased pesticide use in surrounding non-organic fields, offsetting some environmental benefits.

"'Despite policy pushes to increase the amount of organic agriculture, there remain key knowledge gaps regarding how organic agriculture impacts the environment,' said lead author Ashley Larsen, of the University of California, Santa Barbara."

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