State of Science :: Events & Presentations
"The Impacts of Yield on Nutritional Quality: Lessons from Organic Farming," ASHS Meeting
A July 18, 2007 colloquium at the annual meeting of the American Society for Horticultural Science focused on the key question - "Crop Yield and Quality: Can We Maximize Both?"
Chief Scientist Chuck Benbrook participated and asnwered the question - "No," at least if one's definition of "crop quality" includes nutrient density, taste, and the presence/absence of pesticides.
For details why, see the seven page speech text posted below.