Glyphosate is the most widely used chemical in history, and its prevalence around the globe has caused concern for environmental and human health risks. The body of science that connects...

Organic farmers rely on natural predators to help control their crop pests rather than using chemical sprays. A new study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology found that using organic...

The prevalence of synthetic nitrogen-fertilizer use and its negative impacts on the environment are critical considerations in conversations about the future of sustainable and regenerative...

Organic certification prohibits the use of antibiotics in meat production, and science shows that reducing the use of antibiotics in production results in a lower occurrence of antibiotic-...

To address human health concerns, food certified as USDA Organic is not allowed to contain synthetic food dyes among many other additive ingredients found in processed foods today. This concern is...

Soil health hinges on robust communities of soil bacteria and insects. However, a recent science review published in Frontiers in Environmental Science shows that pesticides sprayed both above and...

When the heavy metal cadmium is consumed in excess, it can have a negative impact on kidneys, the liver and bone density, particularly for children who are more sensitive to lower concentrations...

Successful rural development hinges on both the profitability and the environmental sustainability of cropping systems. This is especially true in regions like the tropics where the success of...

Most farmers want to employ practices that benefit human and environmental health, but connecting the dots between wanting and successfully implementing can be complicated, particularly when...

The chemical glyphosate, commonly used in herbicide formulas for at-home and agricultural uses, has received a lot of attention for its negative consequences on human health and its impacts on...

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