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Michigan State University to host Organic Vegetable Field Day in UP

Michigan State University’s Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center will host an Organic Vegetable Field Day on Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UPREC North Farm. Visitors will learn how current research projects... more »

Organic fresh produce sales up 4% in Q2 2021

Total organic fresh produce sales for the second quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of year-over-year growth, increasing by 4% from the same period last year and nearing $2.3 billion for the quarter, according to... more »

Gerber commits to carbon neutrality for organic products in 2022

Gerber, the early childhood nutrition leader, announced July 15 its Climate Forward Nutrition ambition to pioneer on-farm research and invest in regenerative agriculture techniques to ensure the ingredients for its nutritious food for baby are produced... more »

OPS keynote presentations headlined by Albertson’s co-chairman Jim Donald

Jim Donald, Albertson’s co-chairman, will be a featured keynote presenter at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS), joining retail industry veteran Kevin Coupe for a provocative and engaging conversation about the future of the... more »

June 23 is date set for Rodale Institute’s Organic Field Day in Pennsylvania

Rodale Institute, a supporter of regenerative organic agriculture, is set to hold its annual Organic Field Day on July 23 from 8:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. The Field Day is located at Rodale Institute’s 333-acre experimental... more »

Sweet corn lessons on breeding for organic systems

Organic agriculture has been growing for decades, yet relatively few varieties have been bred for organic production. And that is a problem. As studies have shown, varieties bred conventionally often do not perform as well... more »

Regenerative Organic Research & Education Center launched by partners

In the land just outside of Parma, Italy, 6 acres are dedicated to a carbon-neutral village, which includes office space, labs, a scientific garden, a bistro and more. This may sound like an ideal getaway,... more »

AgriLife Extension brings new experience to Texas’ organic production scene

For Bob Whitney, the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service organic program specialist based at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Stephenville, agriculture has been a “worldly” experience. Whitney, who served as an Texas... more »

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