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Grieshop director of new Center for Organic Production and Research

Matthew Grieshop, associate professor of organic pest management and director of the Sustainable Farming and Food Systems academic program at Michigan State University, has been named director of Cal Poly’s new Center for Organic Production... more »

Forming knowledge network, assessing needs set at Organic Ag Institute

After pioneering the organic movement in the 1970s, California now leads the nation in number of organic farms, total organic acreage and overall organic crop value. Attaining this status was no small feat, and largely... more »

Growers eye regionally adapted seeds

Growers gathered at a Minnesota farm in early September to share techniques and tips for growing organic seed specially adapted to the Midwest’s climate. Short summers make quick-bearing varieties of vegetables desirable. Moist, moderate weather... more »

OGS presentation set for Vic Smith as Grower of the Year

The Organic Grower Summit, presented by Western Growers and the Organic Produce Network will honor long-time organic grower Vic Smith as the recipient of the fourth annual Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year. Smith,... more »

Certified organic and transitioning operations supported by USDA

The USDA will provide pandemic assistance to cover certification and education expenses to agricultural producers who are certified organic or transitioning to organic. USDA will make $20 million available through the new Organic and Transitional... more »

OGS 2021 Next Gen keynote presentation announced

Up and coming leaders from three of the nations’ most progressive organic growing operations have been confirmed as panelists for the Keynote presentation at the 2021 Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers and Organic Produce... more »

USDA collaborates on research priorities with organic farm group

Organic Farming Research Foundation has entered in a three-year cooperative agreement with USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). OFRF will be tasked with analyzing Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) and Organic... more »

Organic Grower Summit adds new educational sessions

Two new educational sessions will explore how technology is enhancing organic crop production and offer a look at the growth of organic fresh produce sales at grocery stores over the past two years as part... more »

Current Issue

August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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