There is so much (in)credible science that explains why organic is a good choice for people and the planet, and more is published every week. The Organic Center summarizes the latest research into distilled bites so you can make informed choices. We only report on peer-reviewed studies and always will. Check out our research blog and sign up for our newsletter to get the latest science delivered right to your inbox.

Mar 30, 2020

Photo Credit: Ron Dauphin

Certified organic farms are required to support biodiversity, which in return provides important services back to the farm and improves...

Mar 23, 2020

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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...

Mar 17, 2020

The Organic Center and University of Maryland spotlight organic farming practices that provide the biggest bang to soil health

Even with good things, there is...

Mar 16, 2020

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...

Mar 03, 2020

We are deeply disappointed to share that The Organic Center is unable to hold our fundraiser in Anaheim tomorrow, March 4, 2020, due to COVID 19 related cancellations from our sponsor companies,...

Mar 02, 2020

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

Feb 24, 2020

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

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Feb 13, 2020
Researchers find that organic integrated crop-livestock rotations are as safe as or safer than conventional practices

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A groundbreaking study out of Iowa...

Feb 10, 2020

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Tension between biodiversity conservation and risk management of foodborne pathogens in agriculture has increased since a major E. coli outbreak...

Feb 03, 2020

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...

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