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Organic farmer in India yields over 22 tons of crop on only 2 acres, proving the fraud of GMOs

(NaturalNews) Despite all the claims made by industry-funded hacks that genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and other industrial agricultural methods are necessary for the future of humanity, it is the traditional growing methods that continue to shine through as the real sustainers of life. As reported by Gaia Health, Indian rice farmers using traditional, organic growing methods are achieving yields far higher than farmers using more modern methods.

In the case of Sumant Kumar, rice yields have surpassed the national average per hectare (about 2.5 acres) nearly ten-fold. According to reports, Kumar is currently yielding about 22.4 tons of rice per hectare, greatly surpassing that of other rice farms currently outputting roughly 2.3 tons per hectare. His secret? A traditional crop management protocol known as System of Root Intensification, or SRI.

Farmers adhering to SRI techniques will typically plant about half the number of seeds as farmers using more modern methods, and will space them out at intervals of about 10 inches. They also plant their seeds much younger, and keep the soil dryer, while paying much closer attention to weed growth. By hand-removing weeds, SRI farmers are able to allow more water and nutrients to feed their rice plants, which results in significantly higher yields.

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GMO was never about crop yield or bug resistance.

It was about adding a value to something that could make money.

Silly Monsanto is causing trouble for itself and the USA

Good for India. I talk to many people who will no longer buy crops grown in America because of GMOs and pesticides in the soil. GMO crops get sprayed lots more because they cannot be harmed. Many buy Canada or Mexican grown.

I used to buy all American grown, but tend to look for local now. It is still a free market and Monsanto cannot FORCE us to eat their poison food! They will end up out of business.

Holy smokes!

That's a lot of crops!! Shared on Twitter...

We don't need no stinkin' GMOs...

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See, we don't need the NWO after all now, do we? Probably going to be a new law passed that bans this form of farming!

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