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Did you know organic soybeans represent only .09 of total U.S. crops?

Organic farming in the U.S. has grown steadily since 2000, but while organic food dominates in some categories it still struggles in others.

Organic farming in the U.S. has grown steadily since 2000, and its practices have been touted as being better for the environment and the people consuming its yield. Yet, while organic food dominates in some categories, it still struggles in others.

0.09 percent

Organic yield of U.S. soybean crop in 2008

4 percent

Retail market share of organic foods in 2010

29.3 percent

Amount of additional magnesium found in organic fruits, vegetables and grains compared with conventional products

79 percent

Organic yield of U.S. sweet corn crop in 2008

7,000 pounds

Carbon dioxide emissions saved per acre each year because of organic techniques

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