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There is a growing body of science that shows organic farming supports more biodiversity and can bring in more income than conventional farming...

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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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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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At a time when unemployment threatens rural economies around the world, farms with more crop diversity offer more jobs. A recent study in the...

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New research shows that there is good news when it comes to supporting the health of our environment—growing a diversity of crops can increase...

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A recent study in the journal Biological Control surveyed beetle communities in conventional and organic farms, and found that only organic...

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