US added a net 763 organic farms in 2019

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service on March 26 reported numbers of its enforcement activity through the end of the 2019 calendar year. Enf... more »

Organic farms shift business approaches during COVID-19

Farm and food-production activities have been listed as essential by most state and local governments, but the industry has still been disrupted by CO... more »

NOSB spring meeting to be held online

Hold those travel plans – public participation in the spring meeting of the National Organic Standards Board will move online. The National Organ... more »

Work goes on for Organic Grower

[caption id="attachment_1140" align="alignright" width="300"] Stephen Kloosterman[/caption] Organic Grower magazine ensures its audience that, desp... more »

For Pennsylvania, ag is ‘essential business’ during COVID-19

While some industries are limited or shut down amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Pennsylvania is treating agricultural operations as “essent... more »

NOSB spring meeting set

The National Organic Program (NOP) recently made public meeting materials for the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Spring Meeting. The mee... more »

Blueberry growers dedicated to organic practices for more than 40 years

When John and Joan Donaldson started growing blueberries on 40 acres of breathtaking land just outside of Fennville, Michigan, in the mid-1970s, they ... more »

USDA sued for allowing organic certifications for soil-less growing

A group of organic growers and nonprofit organizations on March 3 sued the USDA and top officials in its National Organic Program (NOP) over its decis... more »

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