Misunderstandings about organic agriculture abound, and can be clearly seen in a recent misleading article published in US News entitled “Organic Food Is Worse for the Climate Than Non-Organic Food”, referencing a press...
New funding for advancement of organic agriculture
Through our partnership with the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR), we have awarded more than $600,000 to provide critical support for the most promising and impactful research and solutions to advance organic agriculture.
the recycling bin for nitrogen.
Our latest study with the University of Virginia finds organic agriculture can curb nitrogen pollution.
Organic farming builds better soil
Our research in partnership with the University of Maryland spotlights organic farming practices that provide the biggest bang to soil health.
Calculator: Avoiding Chemicals in Dairy
Choosing organic dairy at the grocery store helps prevent the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizer, and animal drug treatments, but it’s easy to feel like each gallon of organic milk or cup of organic yogurt you purchase is only a drop in the bucket . This calculator adds up the impact of these seemingly small choices to highlight their magnitude... and looks at what we could achieve if more dairy were organic.
We know you care about the choices you make. We do, too. It 's why The Organic Center is your trusted resource for scientific reporting on agriculture and food. We serve up our unbiased scientific findings in distilled bites so you can make more informed decisions, and protect wild places and biodiversity through environmentally friendly farming.
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