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Move in Congress to support ag research funding backed by organic group

Organic Farming Research Foundations supports a letter delivered to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer that supports agricultural research in the Build Back Better Agenda. Thirty Members of Congress have signed... more »

‘Growing and Selling in the Mexican Organic Market’ education session set

With Mexico’s promotion of organic agriculture leading to a growing domestic market and creating outstanding import opportunities for U.S. growers, a just announced educational session at the 2021 Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers... more »

Search for new CEO launched by Organic Trade Association

The Organic Trade Association announced Oct. 18 the launch of a nationwide search for a new CEO and executivedirector. After more than a decade of service to OTA and the organic community, current CEO Laura... more »

Extension is investigating zapping weeds for control

In agriculture weeds have a huge impact on crops and the bottom line, especially on organic farms where using herbicides aren’t an option. “Weeds are very problematic,” said Marcelo Moretti, weed specialist for the Oregon... more »

Sales up 3% in third quarter 2021 for organic fresh produce

Total organic fresh produce sales for the third quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of year-over-year growth, increasing by three percent from the same period last year and nearing $2.3 billion for the quarter, according... more »

Organic trade shows bring back in-person contact

Hands will soon grip in meeting, bags will soon be filled with swag and brains will bulge with visions of farming’s future. Trade show time will soon be is here again, and participants are raring... more »

Organic Grower Summit topic: ‘Ag Inputs for Today’s Organic Grower’

An examination of how organic growers can best utilize approved bio inputs in the most efficient and effective manner for their crops and bottom line will be the subject of a just announced educational session... more »

Organic is the future at Old Dominion Organic Farms

Tracing its farming heritage to the 17th century, Old Dominion Organic Farms is one of North America’s oldest farming operations. In its 12th generation of operation, the southeast Virginia farm has successfully transitioned from growing... more »

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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

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