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.

Aug 26, 2019

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

Aug 19, 2019

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A recent study in the journal Biological Control surveyed beetle communities in conventional and organic farms, and found that only organic...

Aug 12, 2019

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

Aug 05, 2019

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A recent study in the journal Insects shows that planting floral resources for natural enemies and in combination with a trap crop that draws...

Jul 29, 2019

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

Jul 22, 2019

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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...

Jul 15, 2019

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A recent study in Journal Canadian Food Studies Special Issue: Food Procurement shows that large institution kitchens may be key players in...

Jul 08, 2019

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Biological soil amendments like compost are essential for organic farmers, and in some places, organic fertilizer production...

Jul 01, 2019

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It is well known that organic farming practices increase important and beneficial biodiversity. A recent study published in the journal Biota...

Jun 27, 2019

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

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