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Precise analysis of scientific articles isn’t always easy and almost never quick.  Today’s media has much to report on and respond to, and...

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A study from Japan confirms that bird diversity is greater on organic versus conventional farms.  The study fills a gap in our knowledge about...

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Numerous studies have demonstrated that organic farming promotes biodiversity and increases biological control of pests by supporting...

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A new study published in Biological Control has found that beneficial predators and parasitoids are more effective at controlling agricultural pests...

Scientific experts, farmers, policymakers, and organic stakeholders gathered in Washington to discuss how research on organic's positive contributions to the environment can be incorporated into...

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A recent study published in Basic and Applied Ecology sought to understand how the use of agrochemicals, water management and mechanization in...

With 2015 coming to a close, it’s time to think about how to transform our lives for the upcoming year. This was an exciting year for organic research, with multiple cutting-edge studies revealing...

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A recent study published in the scientific journal Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment has demonstrated that bird populations provide major...

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Mammals play an important role in agricultural systems, yet very few studies have examined the influence that organic and conventional farming...

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A new study published in Science Advances has found that farming practices that promote biodiversity also increase natural pest control on farms...

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