Organic

USDA sets dates for fall NOSB meeting

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) has scheduled its fall 2023 meeting, along with two virtual comment sessions for people unable to attend in person. The meeting is Oct. 24-26 in Providence, Rhode Island, with... more »

Specialty crop groups outline Farm Bill requests

A group of speakers representing the specialty crop industry told a U.S. Senate subcommittee their Farm Bill 2023 requests, including a workable crop insurance program, research funding, and focus on organics and trade. The June... more »

California approves Certis Biologicals nematicide

California farmers have a new product for controlling the threat of nematodes in their fields, orchards and vineyards with the approval of MeloCon LC by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. MeloCon LC, from Certis... more »

GrubMarket supports organic initiative with CCOF partnership

GrubMarket has formed a multi-year partnership with California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), a nonprofit organization that advances organic agriculture through organic certification, education, advocacy, and promotion. This partnership, part of GrubMarket's Sustainable California initiative, aims... more »

Specialty input products supplier reorganizes marketing

Agronomic services provider Brandt has reorganized its marketing functions and promoted three staffers into new positions. Based in Springfield, Illinois, Brandt is a retailer of professional agronomic services and manufacturer of specialty input products. With... more »

BHN humic solutions company changes name

Huma Inc., formerly known as Bio Huma Netics, is consolidating its six product and service lines under one entity. Bio Huma Netics celebrated its 50th anniversary by officially renaming itself. The name “Huma” is inspired... more »

Organic growing web seminar scheduled

Organic growers or those transitioning to organic looking for help from the USDA can learn more about the process in a June 6 USDA web seminar. The Growing Organic with USDA web seminar is designed... more »

FirstFruits’ Opal Apple youth charity releases award winners

In conjunction with Opal Apple, FirstFruits Farms has announced recipients of the Opal Youth Make A Difference Grant. The charitable program is designed to support and uplift youth-led initiatives that make a positive impact in... more »

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