Organic

Registration expanded for Timorex Act OMRI-certified biofungicide

STK bio-ag technologies, Israel’s innovative leader in botanical-based organic and hybrid solutions for sustainable agriculture and aquaculture, announces that Timorex Act organic biofungicide is now registered throughout Mexico, with Syngenta as the exclusive distributor. According... more »

Naturipe kicks-off FeBLUEary with new digital platforms

Saliinas, California-based Naturipe, a producer of fresh blueberries, will celebrate FeBLUEary for the fifth consecutive year. The campaign begins on Feb. 1 and highlights the first organic blueberry peak season of 2021. This year, Naturipe... more »

Growth in the number of certified organic operations continued in 2020

Farmers and consumers choose the organic option for many reasons. The goal at the National Organic Program is to protect that choice by taking the profit out of fraud and ensuring organic integrity from farm... more »

Merge Organics launches Merge Marketplace

Buyers and sellers in the organic food sector now have a new way to work together. Merge Marketplace, a new platform designed to connect organic producers with buyers of organic products, is now live. Buyers... more »

Rodale Institute sets Virtual Campus with organic transition, beekeeping courses

Rodale Institute, Rodale Institute, a leader of regenerative organic agriculture, has launched the Rodale Virtual Campus, a new educational platform for farmers, researchers, and the public containing online courses focused on regenerative organic topics. Two courses... more »

Midwestern organic growers’ interest in day-neutral strawberries surveyed

Researchers are asking the upper Midwest’s organic growers about their interest in growing day-neutral strawberries. Unlike strawberries that produce a burst of fruit for a few weeks – in the upper Midwest, it’s late June –... more »

Organic produce sales up 14% in 2020, topping $8.5B

Buoyed by a fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth, 2020 organic produce sales finished with a 14.2% increase over the previous year, outpacing conventionally grown produce in both sales and volume gains, according to the... more »

EcoFarm Conference to be presented virtually Jan. 20-23

Recently described in the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most influential events in the world of sustainable agriculture,” the EcoFarm Conference has been gathering ecologically minded farmers, ranchers and foodies alike for the... more »

Current Issue

Startup claims first vertically grown, commercially sold strawberries

FGN’s 60th Anniversary: Farm labor challenges span decades

Tree fruit group targets Michigan growers’ concerns

How California is protecting its winegrapes

Blueberry growers dedicated to organic practices for more than 40 years

SNAP opportunities for your market expanded

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