Photo Credit: Alejandro Luengo

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

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) are beneficial soil fungi that provide important services to plant and soil health by increasing nutrient cycling, and improving soil structure and...

Photo Credit: Markus Spiske

Biodiversity is critical for the function of ecosystems both on and off the farm. In recent years, we’ve seen dramatic losses...

Map of climate related change in bumble bee populations from baseline period (1901-1974) to recent (2001-2014). Credit: Peter Soroye, Tim Newbold, Jeremy Kerr

...

Photo Credit: Greta Farnedi

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

Photo Credit: Juan Encalada

A six-month diet interventional study recently published in the journal Environment International shows that eating mostly organic produce can...

Photo Credit: Alessandra Gaioni

Exposure to harsh pesticides like organophosphates is linked to symptoms of neurobehavioral issues in children. New research uses...

Photo Credit: Eva Fan

A recent study published in the journal Global Ecology and Conservation found that farmers are more likely to purchase less expensive pesticides, and...

Photo Credit: Andy Kelly

Milk is an important contributor to a healthy the human diet. It provides important protein, fat, calcium and vitamin D. Equivalents can be found...

Photo credit: Henry Be

A cost/return analysis published in Agronomy Journal compared production costs, yield and net returns for conventional versus organic crop rotations...

Pages