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A growing body of scientific evidence continues to show that planting a diverse range of crops (polyculture) and incorporating natural habitat...

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Healthy soils have greater diversity of bacteria and fungi. Much like human gut health, greater diversity of microbes results in more efficient...

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In an effort to ensure food is free from harmful pathogens that cause foodborne illnesses, food safety regulations have become increasingly...

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Recent science shows that we are losing many important insects at an alarming rate all across the globe. Intensification of agriculture,...

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Neonicotinoids are neurotoxic pesticides commonly used in conventional agriculture since the early 1990s. They are now known to contribute to...

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Some invasive pests are nearly impossible to control, even with the most powerful chemicals, but netting is proving to be a promising solution for...

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A recent study in Frontiers In Sustainable Food Systems found that as many organic farmers rely on manure as a tool to manage soil fertility, they...

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Insects can be really important and beneficial to crop production when they provide services such as pollination and help control other pest...

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Coffee is largely grown in regions where smallholder farmers face poverty, and climate change threatens devastation to their crops. A recent...

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A new study has been added to the list of growing research that shows our food security is threatened by climate change. Research published in the...

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