And now, An NBC Bay Area Editorial...
If you care about organic farming, growing safe, nutritious food while also protecting the environment, it's time to speak up!
I'm Suzanne Shaw (NBC Bay Area Editorial Director)
We think farmers should keep their vegetative buffers between crops and livestock, to harbor good insects and trap pathogens.
But some groups want to eliminate all habitat around our crops, from wildlife to wetlands, and replace beneficial organic barriers with fences and dead zones. Although the goal is food safety, the policies are counter-productive and not good science.
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