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Is Organic Really Better Than Conventional ?

Is organic really better for the environment than conventional (industrial) agriculture? by Hannah Ritchie October 19, 2017 Our World in Data presents the empirical evidence on global development in entries dedicated to specific topics.  This blog post draws on data and research discussed in our entries on Crop Yields, Land Use, and Fertilizers and Pesticides. This post was […]

Natural or Synthetic Fertilizers In the Vegetable Garden- What’s the Difference & Which Should I Use

What does “Natural” mean, and what does “Synthetic” mean? And exactly what makes synthetically produced fertilizers, if there is such a thing in the first place, any worse for your garden than naturally produced ones? This is one area in which a lot of balony gets thrown around – and regrettably believed by many good […]