Organic farmers rely on natural predators to help control their crop pests rather than using chemical sprays. A new study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology found that using organic...

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A recent study in the journal Insects shows that planting floral resources for natural enemies and in combination with a trap crop that draws...

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Organic certification requires farmers to support important biodiversity such as birds and bees. While a lot of research has shown that more...

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Apple production in North America and Europe is largely threatened by two insect pests: rosy apple aphids and codling moths. In conventional apple...

The Organic Center recently collaborated on a proposal that was selected for a full symposium session at the Entomological Society of America Conference in St. Louis, MO November 17-20, 2019. The...

Average annual tonnes of OP pesticides used in agriculture, by country, 2010–2015.

Scientists are questioning the use of some pesticides, even at levels that have...