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.

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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...

Non-organic milk tests positive for illegal antibiotics, high levels of growth hormones

and controversial pesticide contaminants

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The question of whether organic farming can feed the world has fueled many studies that calculate ratios of conventional to organic yield to...

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

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A recent study in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems found that organic farms provide greater employment opportunities with more job...

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Organic farmers must employ integrated management strategies to control pests in an environmentally friendly way. New...

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Apple production in North America and Europe is largely threatened by two insect pests: rosy apple aphids and codling moths. In conventional apple...

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An article published in the most recent issue of the Organic Farmer magazine highlights a partnership between The Organic Center and UC Davis...

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A study recently published in The BMJ Journal found that prenatal and infant exposure to pesticides consistently correlated with higher risk...

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A recent study published in the Journal PlosǀOne found that the most effective strategy to terminate cover crops in systems where herbicides...

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