organic

Grant funding request period opened by organic organization

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has opened the Fall 2019 Request for Letters of Intent for 2020 grant funding. The program is open to all applicants residing and conducting research in Canada, Mexico, and the... more »

Three staff members hired at new Midwest Organic Center

Rodale Institute and Indian Creek Nature Center took three steps closer to opening the Midwest Organic Center (MOC) at Etzel Sugar Grove Farm in Marion, Iowa with the recent hires of research director Carl Rosier,... more »

Organic Produce Summit sets educational sessions on sales, production

The second of two educational sessions related to the growth of organic production and retail sales from an international perspective has been announced for the upcoming Organic Produce Summit, this July in Monterey, California. The... more »

Policy priorities set by Organic Farmers Association

Organic Farmers Association (OFA), a national policy association committed to providing a strong and unified voice for domestic certified organic farmers, recently announced their 2019 policy platform. To view the policy priority details, visit OrganicFarmersAssociation.org/Policy-Position.... more »

Farm of the future project puts Virginia Tech ideas in focus

On the farm of the future, drones will fly over forests and crops to communicate with robots embedded in harvesting equipment on the ground. Sensors on livestock and in field crops and forest lands will... more »

Enza Zaden field days create connections between researchers and growers

{Sponsored} Enza Zaden is launching new varieties in two field days, one in San Juan Bautista, California June 11-13, 2019, and the other in Florida, which occurred May 14, 2019. The California Field Days will focus... more »

Muramoto first UC Extension specialist dedicated to organic agriculture

For the first time, the University of California has hired a Cooperative Extension specialist dedicated to organic agriculture. Joji Muramoto, a longtime research associate with the University of California Santa Cruz, will coordinate a statewide... more »

UGA vegetable scientist recommends organic mulches for weed control

If they start now, Georgia organic farmers can use mulch and cultivation to manage young weeds, according to Juan Carlos Diaz-Perez, vegetable scientist on the University of Georgia Tifton campus. If weeds are not controlled... more »


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