organic

California governor to consider increasing organic farming to 30% of all ag production by 2030

A European Union policy goal to exponentially increase organic farming to 30% of all agricultural production by 2030 is expected to be considered by G... more »

Soli Organic plans soil-based organic indoor farm in San Antonio

Soli Organic Inc., a soil-based, indoor farming company delivering 100% USDA certified organic produce, plans to build a high-tech, automated indoor f... more »

AgroThrive donating fertilizer to children’s educational farm

Organic biofertilizer manufacturer AgroThrive will help support a California nonprofit children’s educational farm in recognition of World Childrenâ... more »

NIFA forum highlights importance of ongoing organic research

The USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture held a listening session Nov 2. to collect feedback on the organization’s role and research... more »

Organic growers weigh in on agricultural robots

A pair of Michigan State University (MSU) associates interviewed growers primarily from Michigan (along with one from Ohio and another from Maryland) ... more »

Tools of the trade

Hans Bishop diligently sets the stage when approaching weed control on his farm. He always develops a crop plan, refers to the farm’s previous perfo... more »

California farm begins shipping Valencia oranges earlier than last year

California-based A&A Organic Farms has begun shipping organic early Valencia oranges from Mexico about two months earlier than last year. “Be... more »

USDA program allocating $300 million to boost organic farming

A federal program designed to support new and existing organic farmers aims to ease a process growers can find daunting and downright “scary,” acc... more »

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