Oct. 1 deadline for commenting at NOSB fall meeting

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is taking public comments for its Fall 2020 Meeting, set for late October. Written comments and reques... more »

USDA highlights potential of stronger organic enforcement

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service is continuing to educate growers and others in the organic foods industry about the potential of its proposed ... more »

USDA adds to ‘organic integrity’ courses

The USDA last week announced two new courses and other upgrades to its Organic Integrity Learning Center. The online learning program supports the ... more »

Details of the National Organic Standards Board fall meeting rolled out

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) recently made public plans for its Fall 2020 Meeting, set for late October. The meeting will be held li... more »

Farmers’ friend: A Q&A with Kelly Damewood of California Certified Organic Farmers

From international fraud investigations to Super Bowl commercials and serious discussions about the very nature of what it means to be a certified org... more »

California Certified Organic Farmers get highest possible performance rating

CCOF’s GLOBALG.A.P. program has received the nation’s highest key performance indicator (KPI) rating for any GLOBALG.A.P certification body operat... more »

National Organic Coalition, Organic Farmers Association: Reduced organic certification reimbursements an outrage

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced yesterday that they would be reducing reimbursement rates for the organic certification cost share progr... more »

Oct. 31 deadline to apply for organic certification funds

Organic producers and handlers can apply for federal funds to assist with the cost of receiving and maintaining organic certification through the Org... more »

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