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A new study published in Biological Control has found that beneficial predators and parasitoids are more effective at controlling agricultural pests...

Scientific experts, farmers, policymakers, and organic stakeholders gathered in Washington to discuss how research on organic's positive contributions to the environment can be incorporated into...

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A recent study published in Basic and Applied Ecology sought to understand how the use of agrochemicals, water management and mechanization in...

With 2015 coming to a close, it’s time to think about how to transform our lives for the upcoming year. This was an exciting year for organic research, with multiple cutting-edge studies revealing...

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A recent study published in the scientific journal Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment has demonstrated that bird populations provide major...

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Mammals play an important role in agricultural systems, yet very few studies have examined the influence that organic and conventional farming...

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A new study published in Science Advances has found that farming practices that promote biodiversity also increase natural pest control on farms...

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Many studies have demonstrated that organic farms harbor higher biodiversity than conventional farms. However, until now, few studies have...

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A new study in the Journal of Applied Ecology has found that tachinid parasitoids, a group of flies that prey on crop pests, are positively...

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A new study has shown that the number and abundance of beneficial predatory insects and spiders are higher both on organically farmed land as...

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