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Virtual presentation set for EcoFarm Conference Jan. 22-23

Recently described in the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most influential events in the world of sustainable agriculture,” the EcoFarm Conference has been gathering ecologically minded farmers, ranchers and foodies alike for the... more »

In-person learning for beginning farmers returns to MSU Organic Farm

After a year hiatus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MSU Organic Farmer Training Program is returning in 2021 to offer safe beginning farmer training. A signature program of the Michigan State University (MSU) Student Organic Farm... more »

California, Oregon issue stop use orders for Agro Gold WS

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program (FMIP) issued a statewide quarantine and stop use notice for the product Agro Gold WS effective Dec. 4, 2020. Agro Gold WS is... more »

Industry bright spots, challenges highlighted in organic grower roundtable

Leaders from three of the largest and most respected organic fresh produce companies agree that the outlook for the organic industry is positive heading into the new year, as they explored a wide range of... more »

Clearinghouse for organic farmer education set by Organic Farmers Association

The Organic Farmers Association (OFA) announced Dec. 8 it is launching a National Clearinghouse for Organic Farmer Education that highlights online education available to organic growers across the country and beyond. Organic Farmers Association builds... more »

Sustainable Food and Farm Conference registration open

Registration is now open for an interactive educational online conference for ecological farmers, backyard growers, and others committed to sustainable agriculture, local food and green living. The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's (OEFFA) 42nd annual... more »

Virtual format set for EcoFarm Conference in partnership with Sierra Harvest

For the last 40 years, ecologically minded farmers, ranchers and foodies alike have gathered in Pacific Grove, California, to network, learn and activate at the EcoFarm Conference. In partnership with Sierra Harvest, this year’s EcoFarm... more »

Research: Enhancing nutrition of organic potatoes, healthy soils

Weed management, soil health, and the nutritional quality of foods grown organically continue to be high priority research topics for organic producers. The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR)  awarded a grant... more »

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