Organic berries are the fastest-growing category, increasing by 22%.
Changing demographics and technology bode well for expanding sector’s demand and sales.
Product available for organic citrus, small fruits, tree crops, vegetables, and vines.
Hydroponic, aquaponic, and aeroponic operations are currently included in the allowed methods of organic production, although aeroponic operations are being reviewed by USDA.
We tend to organize ourselves around labels. Are you a conventional or a organic grower and/or consumer?
Projects sought include economics and research in implementing organic programs.
The greenhouse-vegetable grower has locations on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. It wanted a way to treat employees fairly in all its locations.
Susan Canales, who has served as Director of Operations for the past two years, will be responsible for overseeing all exhibitor and sponsor activities.
Organic apple production among workshop topics.
Vernon Peterson of Peterson Family Farm and Abundant Harvest Organics to be honored next month at Organic Grower Summit.
Pest management, fertility, and certification information all available in one place.
Sales of organic fruit were up 8.3% year on year, while sales of organic vegetables rose 6.2%.
More than $16 million in grant monies were allocated to projects seeking to boost organic production.
While sales are skyrocketing, organic berries bring a whole host of challenges to grow.
Science backs up claims that organic methods lead to healthier soils and nitrogen retention.
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire hope to develop first varieties specifically for organic production.
Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act seeks stricter enforcement of imports, modernization of documentation.