There is so much (in)credible science that explains why organic is a good choice for people and the planet, and more is published every week. The Organic Center summarizes the latest research into distilled bites so you can make informed choices. We only report on peer-reviewed studies and always will. Check out our research blog and sign up for our newsletter to get the latest science delivered right to your inbox.

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 article published in the Journal of Applied Ecology shows that contrary to popular perception, increased biodiversity on the farm can...

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Choosing organic when you’re shopping for beef at the supermarket may be a good way to boost the nutrition in your meals, according to a recent...

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A recent study published in the journal Ecological Economics found that organic agriculture can improve rural development and increase the...

Annual event celebrates science-based work of The Center to advance organic

Almost 500 organic visionaries, activists and businesses from around the country gathered on March 6 for The...

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A recently published study in Nutrition Journal shows that people with future-oriented personalities are more likely to consume organic food....

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A study recently published in the journal Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research links glyphosate-based herbicides (GHB) like...

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A study published in the Journal Herpetological Review found a greater diversity of anurans (frogs, toads and tree frogs) in organic rice fields...

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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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Research released today from Environmental Research shows that switching from a conventional to an organic diet for less than a week reduces levels...

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