Choosing organic is still the best way to support healthy soils, and the organic food that you eat has a direct impact on the earth it was grown in. This year a long-term study found that organic...

One of the big research focus areas this year centered on how organic farms impact the economy as a whole, and farmer liveliehoods in specific. One study found that organic hot spots – counties...

Just as organic is good for the birds, so is it for the bees! This is true for honeybees, but also for wild bee communities and the flowers that they rely on. Researchers looked into how farming...

For those of you who love bird watching, or even the sound of birds in the morning, as much as we do, choosing organic is a must. Research continually shows that organic farming is better for...

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A recent study published in the scientific journal Pedobiologia explored how different conservation tilling and fertilization practices...

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Another study has found residues of neonicotinoid pesticides in birds.  This study, published in the journal Science of the Total Environment, ...

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In conventional agriculture, increases in yields are largely due to increased use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers and thus have...

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A new study published in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment sought to understand the effect of conversion from conventional farming to...

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It is commonly believed that while organic farming reduces pesticide use, it can also increase pest infestations if non-chemical control is not...

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A recent study published in Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment investigated the effect that organic farming has on birds over the winter. The...

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