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An article recently published in the Journal of Agronomy Research assessed a wide range of organic mulch and fertilizers on the production of...

A recent study, published in the journal of Ecology and Evolution, found that farmers can suppress weeds using less tillage when they combine cover crops and compost. Weeds are a major issue,...

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A recent study in Agricultural Systems shows that on a per area basis, organic systems use less energy and emit fewer greenhouse gases than...

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Using organic fertilizers like manure instead of synthetic, conventional fertilizer can have a beneficial impact on multiple measures of soil health,...

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A new study published in the journal Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety shows that groundwater samples in Northeast China have nitrate...

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Accumulation of carbon in the soil is key to improving soil fertility and productivity. A recent study conducted by scientists at the University of...

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A recent study published in Sustainable Agriculture Research has found that organic farming methods can be used to reduce water pollution in U.S...

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Agriculture accounts for 35% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, but a new study supports the idea that conversion to organic...

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A recent review published in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems has found that organic farming is more energy efficient than conventional...

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A recent study in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment detailed a three-year study designed to assess the impact of fertilizers and...

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