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.
In 2016, U.S. farms produced and sold $7.6 billion in certified organic commodities, according to data released by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Organic vegetable sales rose 6%, as consumer demand is still going strong.
Only 22 booths remain for exhibitors at the trade show, which is scheduled for Dec. 13 and 14 in Monterey, CA.
Organic vegetable production in Monterey County has evolved over the past 25 years. It was once the domain […]
After a few months of speculation, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service has published its Sunset 2017 final rule on approved products for organic production and handling.
Researchers at Michigan State University test organic controls for fire blight.
Fire blight is a damaging disease, no matter the location. Most production areas of the Pacific Northwest and […]
Although consumers are demanding, and getting more organic produce options, growers are grappling with fundamental questions.
University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine student receives $1,500 toward the development of training materials.
As organic production continues to grow, legislators seek to boost research funding, which has remained stagnant for many years.
Full Moon Farm provides Vermont’s Lieutenant Governor, David Zuckerman, and his wife, Rachel Nevitt, creative outlets and the freedom to pursue their passions.
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?
The 13% increase from 2015 to 2016 marks the highest growth rate in nearly 10 years.