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Organic Grower Summit booth registration opens

Booth registration is open for the sixth annual Organic Grower Summit. The summit is Nov. 29-30 in Monterey, California, and is presented by Western Growers and the Organic Produce Network. Booth registration is online. Organic... more »

Resource on Strengthening Organic Enforcement available

Consumer confidence in the USDA organic seal has fueled industry growth and market expansion, according to the agency’s National Organic Program (NOP), which is tasked with ensuring rules protect the organic market as it grows.... more »

Misionero celebrates 50th anniversary

Leafy greens grower Misionero, which markets organic and conventionally grown produce, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Founded in 1973 by Floyd Griffin, Misionero has a deep-rooted history and commitment to organic practices, offering organic products... more »

Braga Fresh introduces organic salad blends, kits

Braga Fresh is launching two vegan salad kits and three salad blends under its Josie’s Organics brand at the Organic Produce Summit. Braga Fresh is a sponsor of the summit, July 12-13 in Monterey, California,... more »

IFPA adds government relations staffer

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has added Sarah Neagu-Reed to its government relations division. Neagu-Reed will be joining IFPA’s public policy team as director of production & environmental policy. Sarah... more »

OTA names new president, board members

The Organic Trade Association’s incoming president for 2023-24 is Tracy Favre, vice president of sustainability for live operations at egg company Handsome Brook Farms LLC. Joining Favre on the member-elected Organic Trade Association (OTA) board... more »

Lipman to feature organic vegetables at Organic Produce Summit

Lipman’s organic and fresh-cut vegetables will be on display at this year’s Organic Produce Summit (OPS). The Immokalee, Florida-based Lipman Family Farms will be exhibiting at the July 12-13 conference and trade show in Monterey,... more »

Ending of diesel in California worries compost dealers

Daniel Pacheco, owner-operator of Lucky Diamond Trucking in Sonoma County, recently picked up a 24-ton order from Cold Creek Compost in Ukiah and hauled it two hours through Mendocino, Lake and Yolo counties before dumping... more »

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