Regulations

Organic summit keynote to feature grower roundtable

Leadership from three of the nation's most progressive organic growing operations have been confirmed as panelists for the second of two keynote prese... more »

USDA adds import function to Organic Integrity Database

The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) has expanded the functionality of its Organic Integrity Database, adding an import certificate module. The ... more »

Produce distributor unveils ‘Organic is the Answer’ campaign

Organically Grown Co., an Oregon produce distributor, has created a public service announcement-styled campaign with calls to action for consumers and... more »

Request would expand allowed materials for organic compost

The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) is seeking changes to the USDA’s National Organic Program that would update allowed compost feedstocks ... more »

IFPA supports organic ‘continuous improvement’ law

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) announced its support of the Continuous Improvement in Organic Standards Act (CIAO). The bill is... more »

Specialty Crop Farm Bill, organic group, endorse legislation

The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance, a national coalition of more than 200 organizations, has endorsed nutrition and organic bills that cover policy... more »

Bipartisan bill aims to ensure organic industry advancement

Despite the chaos of the U.S. House of Representatives, a bipartisan effort is underway to ensure organic standards continuously evolve and improve. ... more »

NCAE digs into ag labor issues at annual forum

The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) has released the agenda for its 10th Annual Ag Employer Labor Forum. The event is Nov. 29-Dec... more »

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