Despite the use of chemical pesticides to combat the economically important coffee berry borer pest, a new study in IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science finds that non-chemical pest control can be just as effective, reducing the need for pesticides. In this study, conventional...
New funding for advancement of organic agriculture
Our new partnership with FFAR will provide $600,000 in funding to support training, technical support, and innovative climate research programs.
Calculator: Avoiding Chemicals in Dairy
Choosing organic dairy at the grocery store helps prevent the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizer, and animal drug treatments, but it’s easy to feel like each gallon of organic milk or cup of organic yogurt you purchase is only a drop in the bucket . This calculator adds up the impact of these seemingly small choices to highlight their magnitude... and looks at what we could achieve if more dairy were organic.
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