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.

Jan 28, 2020

Trailblazing biologist and activist Tyrone Hayes will be the keynote speaker at The Organic Center’s 17th Annual Benefit Dinner in Anaheim on March 4.

Dr. Hayes, a professor of Integrative...

Jan 27, 2020

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Evidence continues to stack up to show that organic crop production is more energy efficient and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. A study...

Jan 20, 2020

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A growing body of scientific evidence continues to show that planting a diverse range of crops (polyculture) and incorporating natural habitat...

Jan 13, 2020

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Healthy soils have greater diversity of bacteria and fungi. Much like human gut health, greater diversity of microbes results in more efficient...

Dec 16, 2019

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In an effort to ensure food is free from harmful pathogens that cause foodborne illnesses, food safety regulations have become increasingly...

Dec 09, 2019

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Recent science shows that we are losing many important insects at an alarming rate all across the globe. Intensification of agriculture,...

Dec 02, 2019

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

Nov 25, 2019

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Some invasive pests are nearly impossible to control, even with the most powerful chemicals, but netting is proving to be a promising solution for...

Nov 18, 2019

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A recent study in Frontiers In Sustainable Food Systems found that as many organic farmers rely on manure as a tool to manage soil fertility, they...

Nov 11, 2019

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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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