organic

Organic Grower Summit names Grower of the Year

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) and the Organic Produce Network (OPN) will honor long-time organic growers Lundberg Family Farms as the recipient of the third annual Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year.  Lundberg Family Farms... more »

Final rule set to amend national list from Organics Standards Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Oct. 23 published a final rule in the Federal Register to amend the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) based on public input and the April... more »

Organic Agriculture Research Forum details set

The 2020 Organic Agriculture Research Forum will take place on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Little Rock, Arkansas, as part of the 2020 SSAWG Conference, according to... more »

Organic ag strategies for combating pests, disease

Fruit and vegetable growers who adopt organic agriculture practices forgo some of the commonly used tools conventional farmers use to fight pests and disease, but Iowa State University researchers are experimenting with new methods that... more »

Organic program takes off at Driscoll’s

Driscoll’s has about 65%-70% of the U.S. market share in organic berries. And according to Emily Musgrave, organic program manager, that presence is growing rapidly. “We have 150 organic growers, including those in the U.S.,... more »

Organic Materials Review Institute adds Birmingham to board

Deirdre Birmingham of The Cider Farm in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, has joined the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) Board of Directors. As a nonprofit organization, OMRI relies on its Board to oversee policy development and... more »

Organic Farming Research Foundation, Organic Seed Alliance to draft research ‘roadmap’

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) are pleased to be among the recipients of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awards announced last... more »

Organic Grower Summit has sessions on plant health, sustainability

A pair of educational sessions focused on the future of organic plant health and an examination of how to effectively promote sustainability reporting have been announced as part of the 2019 Organic Grower Summit educational... more »


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