@caseadilladilla Did you get that last takeaway from Lundgren? His paper says they are correlated which does not mean "directly related." And the link in his research is tenuous, I believe.
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WOW! Pests were 10-fold more abundant in insecticide-treated corn fields than on insecticide-free regenerative farms, indicating that farmers who proactively design pest-resilient food systems outperform farmers that react to pests chemically https://t.co/ayPqrVNrsq @thePeerJ