organic

‘Growing and Selling in the Mexican Organic Market’ education session set

With Mexico’s promotion of organic agriculture leading to a growing domestic market and creating outstanding import opportunities for U.S. growers, a just announced educational session at the 2021 Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers... more »

Search for new CEO launched by Organic Trade Association

The Organic Trade Association announced Oct. 18 the launch of a nationwide search for a new CEO and executivedirector. After more than a decade of service to OTA and the organic community, current CEO Laura... more »

Extension is investigating zapping weeds for control

In agriculture weeds have a huge impact on crops and the bottom line, especially on organic farms where using herbicides aren’t an option. “Weeds are very problematic,” said Marcelo Moretti, weed specialist for the Oregon... more »

Sales up 3% in third quarter 2021 for organic fresh produce

Total organic fresh produce sales for the third quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of year-over-year growth, increasing by three percent from the same period last year and nearing $2.3 billion for the quarter, according... more »

Organic trade shows bring back in-person contact

Hands will soon grip in meeting, bags will soon be filled with swag and brains will bulge with visions of farming’s future. Trade show time will soon be is here again, and participants are raring... more »

Organic Grower Summit topic: ‘Ag Inputs for Today’s Organic Grower’

An examination of how organic growers can best utilize approved bio inputs in the most efficient and effective manner for their crops and bottom line will be the subject of a just announced educational session... more »

Organic is the future at Old Dominion Organic Farms

Tracing its farming heritage to the 17th century, Old Dominion Organic Farms is one of North America’s oldest farming operations. In its 12th generation of operation, the southeast Virginia farm has successfully transitioned from growing... more »

Former Virginia tobacco growers get facility for organic vegetables

Virginia Gov.  Ralph Northam announced Sept. 23 Southern Virginia Vegetable Packing, LLC has partnered with Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority to construct a new, 45,000 square-foot, $4.2 million produce processing and packing facility. Old Dominion... more »

Current Issue

Old Dominion Organic Farms has tobacco history, organic is the future

Pythium in cucurbits: Temperature decides species

Small grower goes big in sustainable packaging effort

Getting started with greenhouse tomatoes is EXPO topic

Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

Notes from the Farm column: Machine maintenance proceeds amid world’s woes

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: A show of hands outlines US farm labor trends

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