A new study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology shows the importance of maintaining biodiversity to achieve natural pest control and reduce the use of insecticides. Specifically, the study...

Toxic soil fumigants that fight soil-borne diseases and ensure crop production continue to be banned to protect the health and safety of rural communities. Organic farmers and conventional farmers...

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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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Methyl bromide is an organobromine compound used as a fumigant. Although methyl bromide use has been phased out pursuant to the Montreal Protocol...