Organic

Stoller has organic product to control invasive spotted lanternfly

Stoller USA, a plant health company, announced the addition of the spotted lanternfly to the Golden Pest Spray Oil label for conventional and organic use on the spotted lanternfly egg masses before they hatch. Spotted... more »

USDA seeks five nominees for National Organic Standards Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) seeks nominations of qualified individuals for five open seats on the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The 15-member advisory board considers and makes recommendations on the National List of Allowed... more »

CCOF releases plan to use organic farming to cut California greenhouse emissions

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) is releasing a plan to use organic farming to reduce California’s greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. Three decades of peer-reviewed science backs up the policy solutions laid out... more »

Wettable powder insecticide now available in California

BioSafe Systems recently announced BioCeres WP is now available in California. This product is an insect-pathogenic bio-pesticide using the Beauveria bassiana fungus, according to a press release from the company. An OMRI-listed, ANT-03 strain, BioCeres... more »

Naturipe Farms launches FeBLUEary with focus on organic blueberries

Salinas, California-based Naturipe Farms, the a grower and packer of fresh blueberries, is excited to continue celebrating the Year of the Blueberry this February by announcing their third annual FeBLUEary campaign. "When you think of... more »

Jennifer Taylor, Pedro A. Landa appointed to Rodale Institute board

Rodale Institute, a leader in regenerative organic agriculture, has appointed  Jennifer Taylor of Florida A&M University and Pedro A. Landa of Organización Internacional Agropecuaria (OIA) have been appointed to the nonprofit’s board of directors. Both... more »

Wilbur-Ellis Co. launches organic farming-ready fungicide Romeo

Wilbur-Ellis Co., a producer in precision agriculture, crop protection, seed and nutritional products, announced Jan. 13 the launch of ROMEO, a new and innovative fungicide. Exclusively distributed by Wilbur-Ellis, Romeo is a preventive biofungicide that functions the same way vitamins work for humans. Romeo enables plants... more »

Organic Farmers Association hires new policy director

Organic Farmers Association, a voice for certified organic farmers sponsored by the nonprofit Rodale Institute, has named Patty Lovera as its new policy director. Lovera brings an impressive background in grassroots organizing on farm and... more »


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