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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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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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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 recent article published in the Journal of Applied Ecology shows that contrary to popular perception, increased biodiversity on the farm can...

In general, eating meat has a higher impact on the environment than a vegetable-based diet.  When you do decide to eat a burger, however, you should still think about the best way to minimize your...

The last year has seen a jump in the number of long-term research studies about the benefits of organic farming. Researchers have had their eye on organic for a while now, and we’re starting to...

Choosing organic is still the best way to support healthy soils, and the organic food that you eat has a direct impact on the earth it was grown in. This year a long-term study found that organic...

One of the big research focus areas this year centered on how organic farms impact the economy as a whole, and farmer liveliehoods in specific. One study found that organic hot spots – counties...

Just as organic is good for the birds, so is it for the bees! This is true for honeybees, but also for wild bee communities and the flowers that they rely on. Researchers looked into how farming...

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