Regulations

Changes to organic program aim to strengthen category

A significant change to the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) aimed at protecting the integrity of organic products will be implemented in March. ... more »

Georgia field day centers on organic transitions

The University of Georgia (UGA) recently hosted an Organic Farm Field Day to highlight the USDA's Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP). ... more »

Fridays on the Farm: Growing it to give away

During Black History Month, the USDA recently featured Armondo White, a veteran and Black farmer in Marvell, Arkansas, and his family, in its Fridays ... more »

Fridays on the Farm: Kyle Haroldson

Editor's note: In its Fridays on the Farm series, the USDA recently featured Kyle Haroldson, an organic farmer in Brookings, South Dakota. He started ... more »

USDA accepting comments for NOSB meeting

The National Organic Standards Board is accepting comments on topics for its spring meeting. Comments can be submitted through April 3. The Na... more »

Organic research receives boost in California

California leads the nation in organic agricultural production, accounting for more than $14 billion in organic sales and 36% of the U.S. organic mark... more »

Sustainable ag coalition, USDA sound alarm on loss of farms

The 2022 Census of Agriculture, recently released by the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), underscores the need for federal poli... more »

USDA Census of Agriculture results available

The 2022 Census of Agriculture results, which span more than six million data points about U.S. farmers and their operations are now available fro... more »

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