Organic Stories
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More VegetablesStudy: Consumers Prefer U.S.-Grown Organic Broccoli
July 9, 2015
Country of Origin Labeling a major factor in purchasing decisions. Read More
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Farm ManagementThe ROI On An Organic Checkoff [Opinion]
June 29, 2015
Organic agriculture is more profitable for farmers than conventional agriculture, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of Read More
OrganicOrganic Fruit Production Pollinator Conservation Tactics
May 29, 2015
Many fruit crops are dependent on insect pollinators, so supporting them is critical to your farm’s success. Read More
OrganicNumbers Of Organic Farms, Sales, Continue To Soar
May 28, 2015
Of all the fruits and vegetables sold in the U.S., 12% is now organic, doubling market share in the past decade. Read More
OrganicDavid Peri of Peri & Sons Receives Outstanding Agriculturalist Award
May 22, 2015
David Peri, president of Peri & Sons Farms, has been named the 2015 Nevada Outstanding Agriculturalist Award by the University Read More
CitrusUSDA Announces $11.9M In Assistance For Organic Certification
May 14, 2015
Following on the heels of the USDA’s announcement of record growth in the organic sector, the USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service Read More
OrganicWebcast: Weed Control Options For Organic Tomato Production
April 24, 2015
As part of a series of free educational webcasts on The Plant Management Network, a presentation on weed control considerations Read More
CitrusRecord Number Of Organic Producers In U.S.
April 21, 2015
USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Services says domestic production has increased by 250% across all markets since 2002. Read More
OrganicWestbridge Receives California Approval For Organic Herbicide
February 18, 2015
SUPPRESS® Herbicide EC is a new broad spectrum, post-emergent tool for organic growers. Read More
OrganicUSDA Proposes Expansion Of Organic Assessment Exemption
December 17, 2014
Action would increase the entities exempt from paying assessments for promotion programs on products certified as “organic” or “100% organic.” Read More
BerriesPackaging Company’s Campaign To Benefit Future Organic Farmers
November 19, 2014
Sambrailo Packaging of Watsonville, CA, has partnered with California Certified Organic Farmers and will donate a portion of the sales of clamshells made from plastic bottles. Read More
Florida organic strawberry research
BerriesOrganic Strawberry Research Gets $200,000 Boost From Walmart
November 7, 2014
Scientists from University of Florida and North Carolina A&T forge ahead with studies, seek more grower feedback. Read More
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FruitsOrganic Industry Unites To “Bust Myths” Thr…
September 2, 2015
Organic Trade Association members join forces in social media blitz to address misconceptions about organic production. Read More
Disease ControlBioSafe Systems’ ZeroTol 2.0 Now OMRI Certified
August 25, 2015
Broad spectrum bactericide/fungicide is now cleared for use in organic production. Read More
FruitsNational Organic Survey Issued
July 9, 2015
The Organic Farming Research Foundation has kicked off its annual survey, asking all certified organic farmers in the U.S. to Read More
piece of broccoli
More VegetablesStudy: Consumers Prefer U.S.-Grown Organic Broccoli
July 9, 2015
Country of Origin Labeling a major factor in purchasing decisions. Read More
USDA organic logo
Farm ManagementThe ROI On An Organic Checkoff [Opinion]
June 29, 2015
Organic agriculture is more profitable for farmers than conventional agriculture, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of Read More
OrganicOrganic Fruit Production Pollinator Conservation Tactic…
May 29, 2015
Many fruit crops are dependent on insect pollinators, so supporting them is critical to your farm’s success. Read More
OrganicNumbers Of Organic Farms, Sales, Continue To Soar
May 28, 2015
Of all the fruits and vegetables sold in the U.S., 12% is now organic, doubling market share in the past decade. Read More
OrganicDavid Peri of Peri & Sons Receives Outstanding Agri…
May 22, 2015
David Peri, president of Peri & Sons Farms, has been named the 2015 Nevada Outstanding Agriculturalist Award by the University Read More
CitrusUSDA Announces $11.9M In Assistance For Organic Certifi…
May 14, 2015
Following on the heels of the USDA’s announcement of record growth in the organic sector, the USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service Read More
OrganicWebcast: Weed Control Options For Organic Tomato Produ…
April 24, 2015
As part of a series of free educational webcasts on The Plant Management Network, a presentation on weed control considerations Read More
CitrusRecord Number Of Organic Producers In U.S.
April 21, 2015
USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Services says domestic production has increased by 250% across all markets since 2002. Read More
OrganicWestbridge Receives California Approval For Organic Her…
February 18, 2015
SUPPRESS® Herbicide EC is a new broad spectrum, post-emergent tool for organic growers. Read More
OrganicUSDA Proposes Expansion Of Organic Assessment Exemption
December 17, 2014
Action would increase the entities exempt from paying assessments for promotion programs on products certified as “organic” or “100% organic.” Read More
BerriesPackaging Company’s Campaign To Benefit Future Organic …
November 19, 2014
Sambrailo Packaging of Watsonville, CA, has partnered with California Certified Organic Farmers and will donate a portion of the sales of clamshells made from plastic bottles. Read More
Florida organic strawberry research
BerriesOrganic Strawberry Research Gets $200,000 Boost From Wa…
November 7, 2014
Scientists from University of Florida and North Carolina A&T forge ahead with studies, seek more grower feedback. Read More
Apples & PearsVirginia Tech Research Center Receives Grant To Study O…
October 14, 2014
Rootstocks are the focus a of project led by assistant professor Greg Peck. Read More
OrganicResearchers Breeding Organic Tomato Varieties Receive $…
October 1, 2014
Purdue University accepts funding to lead multi-institution research to breed organic varieties that will resist foliar diseases. Read More
FruitsOrganic And Local Food Economies Receive More Than $52 …
October 1, 2014
Most of the grants were authorized through the 2014 Farm Bill. Read More