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Organically Grown Co. launches ‘Organic is the Answer’ campaign

Organically Grown Co., an Oregon produce distributor, has created a public service announcement-styled campaign with calls to action for consumers and retailers to promote the organic sector. “Organic is the Answer,” which provides resources for... more »

Organic advances protected in bipartisan House bill

Despite the chaos of the U.S. House of Representatives, a bipartisan effort is underway to ensure organic standards continuously evolve and improve. H.R. 5973, the Continuous Improvement and Accountability in Organic Standards Act (CIAO) 2023,... more »

Marketing agency adds USDA grant writing to services

Moxxy Marketing has worked with multiple specialty crop commodity groups to submit applications and obtain funding through USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) grants. AMS grants are designed to fund projects “that enhance the marketability and... more »

Great Lakes EXPO: IPM Investigations

Training session to help growers scout for signs of pests and diseases Integrated Pest Management can be an effective way to utilize natural resources while benefiting the environment. Growers know the importance of plant health... more »

Legislation seeks expanded opportunities for organic food

The Organic Trade Association is applauding the introduction of the Organic Market Development (OMD) Act, saying it will help unlock the potential of the organic marketplace and ensure continued growth of the segment in the... more »

FarmHer women in ag event planned

FarmHer is scheduling a women in ag summit designed to empower and impact women in agriculture. Scheduled for Nov. 29 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Iowa, outside of Des Moines, Iowa, the Impact... more »

Focus on the Farmer webinar features transition to organic

As part of USDA’s Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP), Compass Natural’s Focus on the Farmer educational series will offer a free webinar to support farmers transitioning to organic. The Sept. 28 webinar, the second... more »

Fresh produce advisory committee accepts comments

The USDA's Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC) will be taking comments in person and virtually at its November meeting. The committee, which advises the USDA on industry issues, will be meeting from 8... more »

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