Organic Stories
Organic
May 8, 2017
The Small Organic Farm Life
Full Moon Farm provides Vermont’s Lieutenant Governor, David Zuckerman, and his wife, Rachel Nevitt, creative outlets and the freedom to pursue their passions. Read More
Organic
May 3, 2017
Smackdown: Hydroponics vs. Soil-Based Organic Growing
A major debate is roiling the organic growing industry. Since hydroponically grown plants do not include soil, should they be able to earn organic certification? Read More
Fruits
April 28, 2017
Organic Farms Continue To Grow
The 13% increase from 2015 to 2016 marks the highest growth rate in nearly 10 years. Read More
glass of red wine
Grapes
April 20, 2017
Would You Be Willing to Pay More for Organic Wine?
While consumers might be ready to fork over more for organic produce, study says the feeling isn't quite the same when it comes to the adult beverage. Read More
Fruits
February 6, 2017
Organic Trade Association Rallies Support for Research
Group is encouraging consumers to tell USDA they support an organic research and promotion program. Read More
Fruits
February 4, 2017
Pests, Diseases in Organic Growing the topic of Washington State University Fruit School
Biology, ecology of organic production the focus of two-day event. Read More
Urban vegetable farm in rural Cuba
Citrus
January 15, 2017
New Transitional Certification Program to Foster Organic Growth Receives USDA Approval
The program will be based on standards developed by the Organic Trade Association. Read More
Organic
January 10, 2017
Industry Veterans Form Organic Produce Network
Former vice presidents of two California vegetable giants join forces to create new company to connect the organic produce community. Read More
Urban vegetable farm in rural Cuba
Citrus
January 2, 2017
New Organic Farming Cost Share Options Available
Organic growers may apply for certification cost share reimbursements; expanded eligibility for transition and state certification costs. Read More
Citrus
December 27, 2016
$3M Available for Organic Produce Research
USDA grants to help research, develop practices to strengthen the organic industry. Read More
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 Research, Extension
Projects funded to help improve business operations and transition to organic production. Read More
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Organic
May 24, 2017
Organic Growers in Turmoil (Opinion)
Although consumers are demanding, and getting more organic produce options, growers are grappling with fundamental questions. Read More
Crop Protection
May 23, 2017
Valent Grants Organic Farming Scholarshi…
University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine student receives $1,500 toward the development of training materials. Read More
Fruits
May 19, 2017
Representatives Introduce Bill to Boost …
As organic production continues to grow, legislators seek to boost research funding, which has remained stagnant for many years. Read More
Organic
May 8, 2017
The Small Organic Farm Life
Full Moon Farm provides Vermont’s Lieutenant Governor, David Zuckerman, and his wife, Rachel Nevitt, creative outlets and the freedom to pursue their passions. Read More
Organic
May 3, 2017
Smackdown: Hydroponics vs. Soil-Based Or…
A major debate is roiling the organic growing industry. Since hydroponically grown plants do not include soil, should they be able to earn organic certification? Read More
Fruits
April 28, 2017
Organic Farms Continue To Grow
The 13% increase from 2015 to 2016 marks the highest growth rate in nearly 10 years. Read More
Grapes
April 20, 2017
Would You Be Willing to Pay More for Org…
While consumers might be ready to fork over more for organic produce, study says the feeling isn't quite the same when it comes to the adult beverage. Read More
Fruits
February 6, 2017
Organic Trade Association Rallies Suppor…
Group is encouraging consumers to tell USDA they support an organic research and promotion program. Read More
Fruits
February 4, 2017
Pests, Diseases in Organic Growing the t…
Biology, ecology of organic production the focus of two-day event. Read More
Citrus
January 15, 2017
New Transitional Certification Program t…
The program will be based on standards developed by the Organic Trade Association. Read More
Organic
January 10, 2017
Industry Veterans Form Organic Produce N…
Former vice presidents of two California vegetable giants join forces to create new company to connect the organic produce community. Read More
Citrus
January 2, 2017
New Organic Farming Cost Share Options A…
Organic growers may apply for certification cost share reimbursements; expanded eligibility for transition and state certification costs. Read More
Citrus
December 27, 2016
$3M Available for Organic Produce Resear…
USDA grants to help research, develop practices to strengthen the organic industry. Read More
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