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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 »

Organic agriculture research gaining traction in Georgia

The hot, humid climate in the Southeast lends itself to nearly year-round insect, weed and disease pressure, and growing is especially tough if you’re an organic farmer. Chemical inputs are limited in organic production, requiring... more »

ASU issues report on how the organic food market can be improved

Arizona State University’s Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems has issued a new report on how the organic food market can be improved, and it's targeting the most powerful person in the free world –... more »

Fraud-fighting program draws robust interest, Organic Trade Association says

The Organic Trade Association’s ground-breaking fraud prevention program is getting robust interest from organic businesses as the organic sector readies for the USDA's upcoming new rules to strengthen oversight of organic imports and the organic... more »

Organic Produce Summit 2021 second educational session announced

On the heels of one of the most challenging and demanding years in the history of the fresh produce industry, leaders from the production and retail side of business will explore what lies ahead for... more »

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