Organic Stories
Produce case at Hopcott FEATURE
Citrus
October 4, 2016
$56M Available For Organic Research, Local Food; $48.1M For Specialty Crops
USDA announces funding to bolster local, regional food systems and address long-term solutions in productions. Read More
Urban vegetable farm in rural Cuba
Organic
October 2, 2016
Tips For Growers To Manage Top Organic Production Challenges
A strong IPM program that combines strategies to build healthy soil is the best line of defense for vegetable growers. Read More
Organic potato grower staring at his crops
Fruits
September 27, 2016
Rodale Institute Launches An Organic Farming Association
A new national organization for organic growers is designed to provide advocacy, the latest research and education, and information-sharing among farmers. Read More
Urban vegetable farm in rural Cuba
Organic
September 11, 2016
Organic Seed Alliance Names New Executive Director
New leader has a background in nonprofit development, environmental education. Read More
Photo credit: USDA
Fruits
September 8, 2016
Organic Association Chooses New Leader
John Mesko to head the Midwest Organic, Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), which hosts the nation’s largest annual organic farming conference. Read More
Organic potato grower staring at his crops
Crop Protection
August 25, 2016
Better Biocontrol Options Becoming Available To Organic Growers
New bio-based solutions to effectively control weeds and pests are cropping up. Read More
watermelon field R Gordon
Crop Protection
July 25, 2016
Organic Insect Control Product Available From BioWorks
The mycoinsecticide is EPA registered and controls a variety of insect pests. Read More
Photo credit: USDA
Fruits
July 2, 2016
Gantec’s Virtue 43 Receives Organic Certification
Adjuvant can be used in organic fruit and vegetable production. Read More
Organic farmer on tractor
GenNext Growers
June 20, 2016
Organic Farming Programs Can Be Eye-Opening
Tremendous sales growth of organic produce, combined with the average grower’s age, might equal opportunity. Read More
Bagging the fruit might be the only way to ensure growing quality organic peaches in South Carolina. (Photo credit: Juan Carlos Melgar, Clemson University)
Organic
June 1, 2016
Organic Peach-Bagging Project Shows Great Promise
Clemson University research may allow growers in the Southeast to prevent diseases related to heat and humidity. Read More
Photo credit: USDA
Fruits
May 24, 2016
Organic Food Sales Hit Record $43.3 Billion In 2015
Organic Trade Association says organic fruits and vegetables logged sales of $14.4 billion. Read More
(Photo credit: USDA)
Fruits
April 5, 2016
Organic Operations Up 12%
Data projects double-digit growth in organic sector valued at $39 billion nationwide. Read More
The Latest
Fruits
November 29, 2016
Orchard Spray Oil Now OMRI Listed
Orchex 796 Orchard Spray Oil can be used on number of tree and nut crops. Read More
Citrus
October 11, 2016
$21.4 Million In Grants For Organic Rese…
Projects funded to help improve business operations and transition to organic production. Read More
Organic
October 5, 2016
Cover Crops: An Effective Weed Control F…
Successfully suppress troublesome, unwanted plants with the help of cover crops. Read More
Citrus
October 4, 2016
$56M Available For Organic Research, Loc…
USDA announces funding to bolster local, regional food systems and address long-term solutions in productions. Read More
Organic
October 2, 2016
Tips For Growers To Manage Top Organic P…
A strong IPM program that combines strategies to build healthy soil is the best line of defense for vegetable growers. Read More
Fruits
September 27, 2016
Rodale Institute Launches An Organic Far…
A new national organization for organic growers is designed to provide advocacy, the latest research and education, and information-sharing among farmers. Read More
Organic
September 11, 2016
Organic Seed Alliance Names New Executiv…
New leader has a background in nonprofit development, environmental education. Read More
Fruits
September 8, 2016
Organic Association Chooses New Leader
John Mesko to head the Midwest Organic, Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), which hosts the nation’s largest annual organic farming conference. Read More
Crop Protection
August 25, 2016
Better Biocontrol Options Becoming Avail…
New bio-based solutions to effectively control weeds and pests are cropping up. Read More
Crop Protection
July 25, 2016
Organic Insect Control Product Available…
The mycoinsecticide is EPA registered and controls a variety of insect pests. Read More
Fruits
July 2, 2016
Gantec’s Virtue 43 Receives Organic Cert…
Adjuvant can be used in organic fruit and vegetable production. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 20, 2016
Organic Farming Programs Can Be Eye-Open…
Tremendous sales growth of organic produce, combined with the average grower’s age, might equal opportunity. Read More
Organic
June 1, 2016
Organic Peach-Bagging Project Shows Grea…
Clemson University research may allow growers in the Southeast to prevent diseases related to heat and humidity. Read More
Fruits
May 24, 2016
Organic Food Sales Hit Record $43.3 Bill…
Organic Trade Association says organic fruits and vegetables logged sales of $14.4 billion. Read More
Fruits
April 5, 2016
Organic Operations Up 12%
Data projects double-digit growth in organic sector valued at $39 billion nationwide. Read More
Fruits
February 29, 2016
Largest U.S. Organic Farming Event Sets …
Wisconsin event attracts participants from every state in the U.S., and was attended by people from around the world. Read More
Farm Management
January 31, 2016
Organic Vegetable Farm Combines The Righ…
The business model of Coveyou Farms in Michigan has allowed the operation to be sustainable and profitable in a challenging market. Read More
Food Safety
January 25, 2016
Antimicrobial Wash Reduces Risk Of Patho…
The product is USDA certified organic and is expected to be used in commercial flumes and rinse tanks that wash fresh produce. Read More