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.

Apr 22, 2019

As part of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR) board, the Organic Center’s Director of Science Programs has joined the Organic World Congress (OWC) Science Board for...

Apr 22, 2019

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An article recently published in the Journal of Agronomy Research assessed a wide range of organic mulch and fertilizers on the production of...

Apr 12, 2019

The Organic Center recently collaborated on a proposal that was selected for a full symposium session at the Entomological Society of America Conference in St. Louis, MO November 17-20, 2019. The...

Apr 11, 2019

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A new and deadly drug-resistant yeast, Candida auris, has been identified in 13 U.S. states and across the globe, according to the Centers for Disease...

Apr 08, 2019

A recent study, published in the journal of Ecology and Evolution, found that farmers can suppress weeds using less tillage when they combine cover crops and compost. Weeds are a major issue,...

Apr 01, 2019

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A recent article published in the Journal of Applied Ecology shows that contrary to popular perception, increased biodiversity on the farm can...

Mar 25, 2019

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Choosing organic when you’re shopping for beef at the supermarket may be a good way to boost the nutrition in your meals, according to a recent...

Mar 18, 2019

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A recent study published in the journal Ecological Economics found that organic agriculture can improve rural development and increase the...

Mar 13, 2019

Annual event celebrates science-based work of The Center to advance organic

Almost 500 organic visionaries, activists and businesses from around the country gathered on March 6 for The...

Mar 11, 2019

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A recently published study in Nutrition Journal shows that people with future-oriented personalities are more likely to consume organic food....

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