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

The Organic Center collaborates in new study that finds organic ag can curb nitrogen pollution

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 9, 2020)—Nitrogen is part of the foundation for all life. But too much of a...

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

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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In an effort to ensure food is free from harmful pathogens that cause foodborne illnesses, food safety regulations have become increasingly...

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Recent science shows that we are losing many important insects at an alarming rate all across the globe. Intensification of agriculture,...

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