There is a growing body of science that shows organic farming is more profitable than conventional. While this is largely attributed to higher premiums paid for the organic brand, a recent study...

Farming comes in all shapes and sizes and varies in levels of sustainability, though there has been a growing global push for all farming to become more equitable and better for human and...

A recent study from Geoderma shows that over time, organic yields can match and even exceed those of conventional when built up soil health and biodiversity lead to better crop production. This...

Incorporating cover crops into crop rotations is known to have many benefits to soil health and ultimately crop yield. However, they are often prevented from flowering--which would support...

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...

In conventional corn-soy rotations, weed control is accomplished through the use of herbicides and usually the crops are genetically modified to tolerate those herbicides. Without GMOs and...

Toxic soil fumigants that fight soil-borne diseases and ensure crop production continue to be banned to protect the health and safety of rural communities. Organic farmers and conventional farmers...

While there has been increasing demand from in developed countries for organic tea, a recent study published in the International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT), found that this...

Supporting biodiversity is not only a tenet of organic farming, but the ecosystem services that biodiversity can provide to farmers is also relied upon for...

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