Apr 20, 2020

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

Apr 13, 2020

Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

According to a new study in the journal Foods, conventional farmers are now using twice as much glyphosate spray as they did in the...

Apr 06, 2020

Palm oil is a widely used ingredient in processed foods and a popular cooking oil that is often preferred for its affordability when compared to other vegetable oils. Unfortunately, oil palm...

Mar 30, 2020

Photo Credit: Ron Dauphin

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

Mar 23, 2020

Photo Credit: Alejandro Luengo

While organic farming benefits the health of the environment and those who farm that land, it is critical that organic farming is profitable...

Mar 17, 2020

The Organic Center and University of Maryland spotlight organic farming practices that provide the biggest bang to soil health

Even with good things, there is...

Mar 16, 2020

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) are beneficial soil fungi that provide important services to plant and soil health by increasing nutrient cycling, and improving soil structure and...

Mar 03, 2020

We are deeply disappointed to share that The Organic Center is unable to hold our fundraiser in Anaheim tomorrow, March 4, 2020, due to COVID 19 related cancellations from our sponsor companies,...

Mar 02, 2020

Photo Credit: Markus Spiske

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

Feb 24, 2020

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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