Bananas are one of the most popular fruits imported from tropical regions across the world, and industrialized conventional monocultures of bananas are notorious for their extensive use of...

Powdery mildew is a hard to control fungus that can devastate a wide range of crops from cucumbers and zucchini to almonds and berries. Typical management of this disease includes the use of...

Consumption of organic foods continues to increase around the globe, and many choose organic for its health benefits. A recent review published in the journal Nutrients shows that increased...

A new review, led by The Organic Center and published in the journal Organic Agriculture, highlights the benefits that organic farming has in reducing global nitrogen pollution, and details ways...

Healthy soil can simultaneously mitigate climate change by storing more carbon, and protect farmers against climate change because healthy soil is comprised of chemical and biological elements...

Woody vines can plague farms in the eastern U.S. nestled among natural woody areas, as well as home gardens across the entire country. Glyphosate (Roundup) has been a commonly used herbicide to...

The body of science that shows organic farming can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon storage, and mitigate climate change is growing. However, since organic production  is generally...

While the agricultural sector uses the majority of conventional pesticides, lawn and home garden care accounts for 24 percent of pesticide sales and 6 percent of overall...

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

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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...

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