OTA outlines priorities for 2023 Farm Bill

The Organic Trade Association has called for a 2023 Farm Bill that helps organic standards keep pace with market demands, provides research and risk m... more »

USDA finalizes rule aimed at strengthening organic oversight

New federal guidelines designed to protect organic integrity are necessary to reinforce consumer confidence and to level the playing field for produce... more »

Purdue’s ag barometer declines

The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer dropped 10 points to 102 in October as farmer sentiment weakened. Both barometer’s sub-indices ... more »

Keynote speaker named for Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention

At the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention, a grower entrepreneur will be the keynote speaker. The show has also released information on ... more »

US Composting Infrastructure Coalition seeks composting infrastructure from EPA

The U.S. Composting Infrastructure Coalition has issued a public comment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The comment was on Docket No.... more »

Study shows link between ag labor shortage and inflation

State agricultural groups and U.S. Representatives are urging Congress to pass ag labor workforce changes in order to combat inflation. At a July 1... more »

OTA gives administration progress report on advancement of organic ag

Two years into President Joe Biden's presidency, we assess how well the Biden-Harris administration has lived up to its campaign promises on climate a... more »

Water curtailment likely to continue for California’s Russian River

Due to ongoing drought and a limited water supply, farmers and ranchers in Mendocino and Sonoma counties, California, are awaiting adoption of... more »

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