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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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A recent study published in the journal Landscape Ecology has found that using organic methods is more important in determining the amount of...

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Intensive conventional agricultural practices have been linked to a decline in insects that are a particularly important source of food for young...

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