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Biodiversity is critical for the function of ecosystems both on and off the farm. In recent years, we’ve seen dramatic losses...

Map of climate related change in bumble bee populations from baseline period (1901-1974) to recent (2001-2014). Credit: Peter Soroye, Tim Newbold, Jeremy Kerr

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Researchers find that organic integrated crop-livestock rotations are as safe as or safer than conventional practices

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A groundbreaking study out of Iowa...

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Tension between biodiversity conservation and risk management of foodborne pathogens in agriculture has increased since a major E. coli outbreak...

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There is a growing body of science that shows organic farming supports more biodiversity and can bring in more income than conventional farming...

Trailblazing biologist and activist Tyrone Hayes will be the keynote speaker at The Organic Center’s 17th Annual Benefit Dinner in Anaheim on March 4.

Dr. Hayes, a professor of Integrative...

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Evidence continues to stack up to show that organic crop production is more energy efficient and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. A study...

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A growing body of scientific evidence continues to show that planting a diverse range of crops (polyculture) and incorporating natural habitat...

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Healthy soils have greater diversity of bacteria and fungi. Much like human gut health, greater diversity of microbes results in more efficient...

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