A systematic overview of more than 100 studies comparing organic and conventional farming finds that the crop yields of organic agriculture are higher than previously thought. The study, conducted by UC Berkeley researchers, also found that certain practices could further shrink the productivity gap between organic crops and conventional farming.
For nearly 20 years, organic dairying promised a strong future for farmers, appealing to a new, more sustainable-minded generation and allowing them to charge more for their milk.
Throughout my life, I’ve been lucky to know and work with many amazing people. People who commit themselves to wanting to make change and making people’s lives better. They truly inspire me, and I only can hope that I inspire them, too.
With momentum on its side, the organic sector is strutting its stuff.
Anyone who's been in a supermarket lately knows labels can be tricky. Between "organic," "local" and other food claims, what's a savvy shopper to do?
There may never be an end to arguments over whether organic food is more nutritious. But a new study is the most ambitious attempt so far to resolve the issue — and it concludes that organic fruit and vegetables offer a key benefit.
The largest study of its kind has found that organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts, including more antioxidants and fewer, less frequent pesticide residues.
Society’s over-indulgence on foods full of sugar, salt and fat may be ruining our immune systems, a new study says.
Just in case you're undecided, we will make the case on why your kids should be eating organic
Health motivation still top reason to go organic; parents also want to steer clear of GMO