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Organic Produce Summit­­­ 2021 opens retailer, general registration

Retailer and general registration for Organic Produce Summit 2021 is now open for the live and in-person event being held Sept. 15-16 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Monterey, California. Following the cancellation of last year’s summit... more »

OPN, Western Growers to hold in-person Organic Grower Summit in December

The Organic Produce Network and Western Growers  have formed a strategic partnership reflecting the importance of organic production and announced that Western Growers will be the presenting sponsor of the Organic Grower Summit 2021. “Organic... more »

9.3% year-over-year sales growth of organic fresh produce reported

Total organic fresh produce sales for the first quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of last year’s growth, increasing by 9.3% from the same period in 2020 and topping $2.2 billion for the quarter, according... more »

Rodale Institute expands organic consulting services in Midwest

Rodale Institute, a nonprofit known for its research, farmer training, and education about regenerative organic agriculture since 1947, has expanded its team in an effort to empower more farmers to transition to organic. Now with... more »

Rescheduled Organic Produce Summit moves to September

Working with California state and county officials in monitoring the current COVID-19 situation, the Organic Produce Summit 2021 has moved the dates of this year’s event to Sept. 15-16 in Monterey, California. Originally slated for... more »

Strengthening partnerships between USDA NRCS, organic producers eyed

Organic Farming Research Foundation has announced a three-year agreement with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. The agreement focuses on strengthening conservation partnerships between USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) field staff and organic producers.... more »

Executive changes bolster growth at Duncan Family Farms

Goodyear, Arizona-based Duncan Family Farms, a family-owned, multi-regional grower of over 9,000 acres of certified organic produce, announced Will Feliz has been appointed CEO, and co-founder Arnott Duncan has assumed the position of chairman. Feliz... more »

Vitalis Organic Seeds has new breed of tomatoes

Vitalis Organic Seeds announces its newly developed series of tomatoes in its Mixologist Collection, now available to growers in the United States. Mixologist offers the perfect mix of heirloom beauty and traits, old-world goodness with a... more »

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