May 18, 2020

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...

May 18, 2020

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...

Apr 27, 2020

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...

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

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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...

Jan 23, 2019
The Organic Center has completed a project that provides guidance to citrus growers on organic-compliant ways to combat citrus greening disease. From this work, The Organic Center has produced a...
Jun 02, 2015

Photo credit: Nicholas A. Tonelli

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences shows that organic farming is more profitable to farmers...