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Organic growth in the spotlight

The organic industry is on an upward path, a movement that was on full display at the 2019 Organic Produce Summit. The fourth annual event, held in July in Monterey, California, attracted more than 1,600... more »

2019 ‘Organic Pioneers’ awarded by Rodale Institute

Three leaders of the organic agriculture movement were honored earlier this month during the Rodale Institute's ninth annual Organic Pioneer awards Sept. 7, 2019. Organic farmer and Associate Professor of Agriculture Jennifer Taylor, children’s health... more »

Lystek manufactures fertilizer from biosolids waste

Lystek International will now manage biosolids from the Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District (VFWD), turning them into a fertiliser product. Under the terms of the agreement, Lystek will accept undigested biosolids from the VFWD at... more »

Study urges shift to organic agriculture

Organic agriculture could help countries meet the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, according to a recently-published study. The independent study, Organic Agriculture and the Sustainable Development Goals, was commissioned by Eosta, a leading European distributor of... more »

Education session speakers set for Organic Grower Summit

The founders and CEOs from six of the nation’s most progressive ag tech companies will present a series of TedTalk-style presentations to kick off the educational program at the third annual Organic Grower Summit in... more »

Sample costs released for romaine, organic strawberries

Farmers who are considering growing romaine hearts or organic strawberries in California's Central Coast region can get some help determining whether the crop will pencil out for them. UC ANR Agricultural Issues Center and UC Cooperative... more »

Zaifnejad new senior director of field research and technical services

Bio Huma Netics Inc. (BHN), has hired Mojtaba Zaifnejad, Ph.D., to be senior director of field research and technical services. In this position he will oversee the company’s agricultural product-use research and field trials for its... more »

Eggert farm tour views latest in organic vegetable production

The Washington State University (WSU) Eggert Family Organic Farm in Pullman, Washington, will host a public tour Sept. 19. Learn about organic farming, the history of the WSU organic farm, and take a walking tour of... more »

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