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A study published in the journal Sustainable Agriculture Research supports previous findings that organic agricultural practices...

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A new paper published in the journal Sustainable Agriculture Research examines results from six of the oldest grain crop-based experiments comparing...

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A recent study published in Agronomy for Sustainable Development has confirmed that organic farming is beneficial for soil organisms. The study compared...

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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) live in cooperative relationship with many plants. Living in the soil with plant roots, they obtain sugars...

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Organic soils support much higher levels of biodiversity than conventional soils. It has been...

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A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology has found that small-scale urban farming can significantly contribute to...

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A recent study published in Agronomy for Sustainable Development found that conservation and organic farming increased the number of soil...

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Earthworms are an integral part of healthy soils. A study published in Soil Biology and Biochemistry compared earthworms from organic soils to those...

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According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, growing season climates are expected to become warmer and drier in many areas of the...

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