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Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association announces awards

The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association has named the 2021 recipients of its Stewardship and Service awards. Jan Dawson and Andy Reinhart of Logan County received the Stewardship Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to... more »

Rebuilding wildlife habitat, regenerating groundwater goals of Cascadian Farm

General Mills’ organic brand Cascadian Farm recently committed $750,000 to The Nature Conservancy to help rebuild farmland in California’s Sacramento Valley. The two-year investment will focus on partnering with farmers to rebuild wildlife habitat and... more »

OPN’s State of Organic Produce 2020 Report now available

The Organic Produce Network (OPN) has released its inaugural State of Organic Produce 2020, a comprehensive overview of how the industry performed last year, including data and analysis of retail sales of organic fresh produce. The... more »

OSU Extension steps up to address the needs of Oregon’s organic farms

Organic agriculture continues to grow rapidly in Oregon and is becoming an important economic engine while also supporting environmentally friendly farming. The state ranks fifth in the nation in organic sales and is stronger than... more »

Continued growth seen in operations receiving organic certification

Farmers and consumers choose the organic option for many reasons. Our goal at the National Organic Program is to protect that choice by taking the profit out of fraud and ensuring organic integrity from farm... more »

Platform designed to connect organic producers, buyers is live

Buyers and sellers in the organic food sector now have a new way to work together. Merge Marketplace, a new platform designed to connect organic producers with buyers of organic products, is now live. Buyers... more »

Virtual Campus with organic transition, beekeeping courses set by Rodale Institute

Rodale Institute, Rodale Institute, a leader of regenerative organic agriculture, has launched the Rodale Virtual Campus, a new educational platform for farmers, researchers, and the public containing online courses focused on regenerative organic topics. Two courses... more »

Midwestern organic growers’ interest in day-neutral strawberries surveyed

Researchers are asking the upper Midwest’s organic growers about their interest in growing day-neutral strawberries. Unlike strawberries that produce a burst of fruit for a few weeks – in the upper Midwest, it’s late June –... more »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

 

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