Chemicals sprayed in agriculture can drift from the target field during spray events, impacting human exposure and neighboring crops. A recent study published in the journal Environmental...

In an effort to reduce the use of harmful pesticides, farmers are looking for ways to enhance natural pest control by boosting numbers of natural predators of pests on their farms. A recent study...

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A recent study published in the Journal Integrative and Comparative Biology has found that organic systems may be more resilient to pest...

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New research published in the journal Global Change Biology has found that organic farming benefits biodiversity. Researchers compiled data...

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A recent study published in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment demonstrates that conservation management of farms increases the abundance of...

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A new study published in Science Advances has found that farming practices that promote biodiversity also increase natural pest control on farms...

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A new study in the Journal of Applied Ecology has found that tachinid parasitoids, a group of flies that prey on crop pests, are positively...

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Neonicotinoid pesticides have been criticized for the harm they may cause to non-herbivore insects such as bees. Now, a growing body of literature...

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A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology found that the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in soybean crops reduced yields by...

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Research out of Italy confirms the harmful effects of neonicotinoid pesticides on honey bee health. The study, published in PNAS, examined the...