Much research has shown the benefits of birds on farms when they eat insect (or even animal) pests to crops, but other research also shows that birds can be pests...

Organic agricultural practices provide many ecosystem services that improve farm production while simultaneously protecting the environment. For instance, organic farming...

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Certified organic farms are required to support biodiversity, which in return provides important services back to the farm and improves...

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A recent study in the journal Scientia Horticulturae found that agroecological organic production outperformed larger-scale and more...

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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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The question of whether organic farming can feed the world has fueled many studies that calculate ratios of conventional to organic yield to...

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A new study published in the journal Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems sought to understand how ecosystem...

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Small mammals can provide agricultural benefits by eating weed seeds or they can act as pests by eating crop grains. A new study published in...