organic

Topic: A look at what’s driving organic decisions

An examination and analysis of consumer and retail reports  by two organizations recognized for their collecting and measuring of various data, will be the topic of an educational session at the upcoming Organic Grower Summit... more »

Education session topics set for Organic Grower Summit

The expanding use of technology by organic growers, regardless of the size of their operation, will be the topic of an educational session at the upcoming Organic Grower Summit. “Technology Is Not Just For Big... more »

Moving toward organic production, certification

The growth in the organic sector has caught the interest of many people. Growing vegetables is already a challenge and growing in accordance with the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) standards brings a different set... more »

Organic farming supported by Natural Grocers’ customers

In September, Organic Harvest Month, Natural Grocers customers raised $94,500 for the Organic Farmers Association, an organization that represents organic U.S. farmers via grants, research and organic farming policy matters in Washington, D.C. Natural Grocers... more »

Cornell faculty receive $1.4 million to study organic farming

Organic is one of the most dynamic and fast-growing segments of the U.S. agricultural market. It is also an increasingly important engine of growth for New York state, with more than 1,400 certified organic operations... more »

Organic Valley pursues next phase of community solar partnership

Organic Valley, a large cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today announced details of the first-of-its-kind community solar partnership launched last year. The project enables Organic Valley to share the benefits of... more »

More educational session speakers for Organic Grower Summit

The second of six educational sessions finalized for the 2018 Organic Grower Summit will focus on managing the challenges of plant health in organic production systems. “Managing Organic Production Systems to Promote Plant Health” will... more »

Transition to organic featured in free resource materials

A team from the University of Minnesota, the Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, and eOrganic, has published free, web-based learning materials, Principles for Transitioning to Organic Farming: Learning Materials... more »


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