Organic

Organic check-off program ideas sought by OTA

The Organic Trade  Association (OTA)  is reaching out to organic stakeholders and invited them to send in their biggest and brightest ideas on how best to collaboratively design and implement a voluntary industry-invested "check-off like" program for the... more »

Organic decision-making focus of summit educational session

An examination and analysis of consumer and retail reports  by two organizations recognized for their collecting and measuring of various data, will be the topic of an educational session at the upcoming Organic Grower Summit... more »

Organic Grower Summit plans education session

The expanding use of technology by organic growers, regardless of the size of their operation, will be the topic of an educational session at the upcoming Organic Grower Summit. “Technology Is Not Just For Big... more »

Natural Grocers’ customers support organic farming

In September, Organic Harvest Month, Natural Grocers customers raised $94,500 for the Organic Farmers Association, an organization that represents organic U.S. farmers via grants, research and organic farming policy matters in Washington, D.C. Natural Grocers... more »

Organic processes, transitions get boost with grant funds

Organic is one of the most dynamic and fast-growing segments of the U.S. agricultural market. It is also an increasingly important engine of growth for New York state, with more than 1,400 certified organic operations... more »

Organic Grower Summit second education session set

The second of six educational sessions finalized for the 2018 Organic Grower Summit will focus on managing the challenges of plant health in organic production systems. “Managing Organic Production Systems to Promote Plant Health” will... more »

Firms invest in Virosoft owner BioTEPP

Filaction, a Quebec development fund, and Natural Products Canada (NPC), a national not-for-profit focussed on natural products companies, recently announced an investment in BioTEPP, a Canadian biotechnology company with an innovative product for controlling codling... more »

Principles for transitioning to organic found in free materials

A team from the University of Minnesota, the Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, and eOrganic, has published free, web-based learning materials, Principles for Transitioning to Organic Farming: Learning Materials... more »

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FGN February 2021

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Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

Growers’ group builds own research facility

Low-tech strategies for fighting frost shouldn’t be ignored

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