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Organic group adds Spanish-language soil health course

Editor's note: Spanish-language version below. (Español abajo.) The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has a free online course in Spanish, focused on the importance of improving soil health for agricultural production. With partners at the... more »

Organic Produce Summit names keynote speaker

Sponsors of the Organic Produce Summit (OPS) have announced the show’s keynote speaker. Nicholas Bertram, president and chief executive officer of Flashfood, is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the July 10-11 conference at... more »

Stemilt’s West Mathison named Apple Citizen of the Year

West Mathison, president and CEO of Stemilt Growers for 19 years, is the 2024 Apple Citizen of the Year. The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival awarded Mathison the honor on Feb. 10 at the Performing... more »

Organic Produce Summit registration to open

Registration is set to open for this year’s iteration of the Organic Produce Summit. General Registration opens on Feb. 6 for the July 10-11 event at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, California. The event... more »

California, Florida organic strawberries limited but available

As Valentine’s Day approaches, which is a heavy demand holiday for strawberries, there are organic strawberries available — but they are highly priced and in limited volume. “We will have organic strawberries for Valentine’s Day,”... more »

Washington soil health events cover diverse topics

Washington State University will co-host a series of events across the state in February to advance soil health practices and knowledge. SoilCon, now in its fourth year, is a free resource for agricultural professionals to... more »

USDA funds more than $1 million in organic promotion abroad

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has received more than $1 million from the USDA Market Access Program (MAP) to promote U.S. organic products around the world in 2024. The $1.05 million consists of $760,633 in... more »

New leadership duo heading Organic Trade Association

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has appointed a new leadership team. Co-CEOs Tom Chapman and Matthew Dillon will lead the organization based in Washington, D.C. Reflecting the expanding vision of the trade association and the... more »

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