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Organic certification requires farmers to support important biodiversity such as birds and bees. While a lot of research has shown that more...

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A recent study in Journal Canadian Food Studies Special Issue: Food Procurement shows that large institution kitchens may be key players in...

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Biological soil amendments like compost are essential for organic farmers, and in some places, organic fertilizer production...

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It is well known that organic farming practices increase important and beneficial biodiversity. A recent study published in the journal Biota...

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Milk is an important contributor to a healthy the human diet. It provides important protein, fat, calcium and vitamin D. Equivalents can be found...

Non-organic milk tests positive for illegal antibiotics, high levels of growth hormones

and controversial pesticide contaminants

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The question of whether organic farming can feed the world has fueled many studies that calculate ratios of conventional to organic yield to...

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A cost/return analysis published in Agronomy Journal compared production costs, yield and net returns for conventional versus organic crop rotations...

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A recent study in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems found that organic farms provide greater employment opportunities with more job...

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Organic farmers must employ integrated management strategies to control pests in an environmentally friendly way. New...

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