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United States Department of Agriculture

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Image Number K9802-1

Above, organically grown corn has more weeds late in the season, since no herbicides were used. But yields were similar to those of conventionally grown corn, below. Weeds are managed with cover crops and cultivation in the organic plots and with herbicides and cultivation in the conventional plots.

Photo by Bob Nichols.

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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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