Tagged Organic

Fruits
September 5, 2017
Organic Fruit Sales Surge 12%
Organic vegetable sales rose 6%, as consumer demand is still going strong. Read More
Vegetables
June 7, 2017
Take a Tour of Full Moon Farm [Slideshow]
This thriving 155-acre organic farm in Vermont grows more than 100 cultivars each year, hosts live events, and manages profitable, related side businesses. Read More
Irrigation
May 31, 2017
Surviving a Month with Two Weeks’ Water
Imagine yourself in this nightmare scenario: At the height of the season, the pipeline that carries water from your only Read More
Fruits
May 19, 2017
Representatives Introduce Bill to Boost Organic Farming Research
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
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
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
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
Farm Marketing
May 26, 2016
Who Grows Organically — And Who Doesn’t? [Infographic]
We surveyed 816 fruit and vegetable growers and found that farm marketers and vegetable growers are much more likely than their peers to embrace the practice. Read More
Citrus
February 3, 2016
Sunkist Expands Organic Portfolio
With the organic citrus sector growing three times as fast as conventional, the 123-year-old cooperative is keeping up with the times. Read More
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Fruits
December 22, 2015
The Country’s Largest Organic Farming Conference Will Take Place In February
The conference features 65 workshops and will be held in La Crosse, WI. Read More
Crop Protection
September 22, 2015
Fungicide/Bactericide From Nufarm Is Now OMRI Listed
ChampION++ can be used in organic production for several vegetables and fruits. Read More
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Apples & Pears
September 22, 2015
Apples, Lettuce Among Top Organic Crops Produced
Survey says sales, production increasing. Read More
Fruits
July 9, 2015
National Organic Survey Issued
The Organic Farming Research Foundation has kicked off its annual survey, asking all certified organic farmers in the U.S. to Read More
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More Vegetables
July 9, 2015
Study: Consumers Prefer U.S.-Grown Organic Broccoli
Country of Origin Labeling a major factor in purchasing decisions. Read More
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Farm Management
June 29, 2015
The ROI On An Organic Checkoff [Opinion]
Organic agriculture is more profitable for farmers than conventional agriculture, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of Read More
Citrus
April 21, 2015
Record Number Of Organic Producers In U.S.
USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Services says domestic production has increased by 250% across all markets since 2002. Read More
Farm Management
March 10, 2015
$66.5 Million Pledged For Produce Industry
USDA announces funding for research into specialty crops and organic production. Read More
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Berries
November 19, 2014
Packaging Company’s Campaign To Benefit Future Organic Farmers
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
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Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More