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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,...

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...

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Organic farmers rely on tillage to combat weeds in place of herbicides, incorporate organic matter into the soil and reduce soil...

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A new study in the journal Pedosphere has found that organic management improves soil health.  Researchers compared soil health in three...

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It is understood that organic farming leads to substantial growth and improvement of soil microbial communities. However, few studies have...

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A recent study published in Agronomy Journal found that after 40 years of farming, organic agriculture improves physical...

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A new study in the Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science evaluated soil health in organic and conventional basmati rice fields in North...

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It’s the little teeny things in our soils – the invisible-to-the-eye microorganisms -- that make a big difference. Studies from across the...

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