A new study found that eating an organic diet can dramatically reduce levels of glyphosate in consumers. Glyphosate use has skyrocketed in the past decade, and ...

It is well known that synthetic fertilizers and pesticides used in conventional agriculture adversely impact beneficial biodiversity both above and below ground. The heavy metals in these...

While many countries are implementing incentive programs to expand organic farming, it is important to understand why farmers are willing to adopt organic practices (...

China produces the majority of the worlds’ peanuts, and their search to increase sustainable food production has researchers testing non-chemical methods of pest...

Hydroponic food production can help addresses challenges in terrestrial farming like shortages of water and good quality land.  Food safety concerns have been raised, particularly when fish are...

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits imported from tropical regions across the world, and industrialized conventional monocultures of bananas are notorious for their extensive use of...

Powdery mildew is a hard to control fungus that can devastate a wide range of crops from cucumbers and zucchini to almonds and berries. Typical management of this disease includes the use of...

Consumption of organic foods continues to increase around the globe, and many choose organic for its health benefits. A recent review published in the journal Nutrients shows that increased...

Genetic modification is prohibited in organic production and a recent report "Cotton in Africa: Sustainability at a Crossroads," has been released by the Textile Exchange Pan-Africa Sourcing...

A new review, led by The Organic Center and published in the journal Organic Agriculture, highlights the benefits that organic farming has in reducing global nitrogen pollution, and details ways...

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