Intensive education session panelists set for organic summit

The first of two intensive educational sessions has been finalized for the second annual Organic Grower Summit (OGS) in Monterey, California.  “Scaling Up Healthy Soil Practices”will dive deep into the benefits and usage of bio fertilizers... more »

Fertilgold Organics earns certification for fertilizer products

Fertilgold Organics, a new brand of organic fertilizer products from Bio Huma Netics, (BHN) headquartered in Gilbert, Ariz., has achieved Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) listing for 10 initial products. Of these, six OMRI-listed liquid... more »

Ocean Mist expands organic operation

Fresh artichoke grower Ocean Mist Farms is expanding its organic vegetable production. The company July 5 announced a "significant increase in organic vegetable acreage" while not describing the number or... more »

Two micronutrient fertilizers by Alltech get organic certification

Lexington, Kentucky-based Alltech Crop Science, the agronomic division of Alltech, has attained organic certification in North America for two of its naturally based products: Grain-Set and Agro-Mos. The two micronutrient fertilizers, which are based on amino... more »

National Organic Program to be led by Jennifer Tucker

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed Jennifer Tucker as Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP), part of the Marketing and Regulatory Programs mission area.... more »

Webinar to gather input for organics rule enforcement

From1-2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, July 17, the National Organic Program (NOP) will host an interactive webinar engaging the organic community about NOP’s upcoming Strengthening Organic Enforcement rulemaking. The webinar will provide an overview of... more »

Andrew Smith appointed by Rodale Institute as chief scientist

The world needs science-based evidence that organic and regenerative agriculture is the healthiest approach for people and the planet,” said Andrew Smith. In his new role as chief scientist for Rodale Institute, which supports regenerative... more »

Senate Farm Bill welcomed by Organic Trade Association

The Organic Trade Association has good things to say about the U.S. Senate’s draft Farm Bill. Leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee released the text of the bill on Friday.  The Organic Trade Association, which represents... more »

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