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

Palm oil is a widely used ingredient in processed foods and a popular cooking oil that is often preferred for its affordability when compared to other vegetable oils. Unfortunately, oil palm...

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While organic farming benefits the health of the environment and those who farm that land, it is critical that organic farming is profitable...

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There is a growing body of science that shows organic farming supports more biodiversity and can bring in more income than conventional farming...

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Neonicotinoids are neurotoxic pesticides commonly used in conventional agriculture since the early 1990s. They are now known to contribute to...

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Insects can be really important and beneficial to crop production when they provide services such as pollination and help control other pest...

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New research shows that there is good news when it comes to supporting the health of our environment—growing a diversity of crops can increase...

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A recent study in the journal Scientia Horticulturae found that agroecological organic production outperformed larger-scale and more...

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Organic farming helps bolster important beneficial soil fungi, leading to healthier plants. These fungi improve nutrient uptake and soil health...

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Organic certification requires farmers to support important biodiversity such as birds and bees. While a lot of research has shown that more...

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