Organic Farming News

Fertilizer trees boost yields in Africa

Fertilizer trees—which fix nitrogen in the soil—have improved crops yields in five African countries, according to a new study in the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. In some cases yields…

Bats protect crops from insects

Bats significantly reduce insect damage to plants, report researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the University of Michigan. Using nets to control the presence of bats and birds…