Fall meeting for organic standards board goes online-only

The fall meeting of the National Organic Standards Board will now be held online-only, instead of in-person. The NOSB usually meets twice a year i... more »

2022 Organic Week advocacy event planned

Thrilled to be kicking off a year of in-person organic advocacy, the Organic Trade Association is pleased to be hosting its 2022 Organic Week early ne... more »

For labor reform, it’s all about focus as the homestretch beckons

It is always important to bring focus to achieving a penultimate goal. This mantra applies to many things in our lives. It applies to assuring we h... more »

Organic cost assistance applications due Nov. 1 to USDA

USDA is now accepting applications from organic producers and handlers seeking assistance with the cost of receiving or maintaining organic certifi... more »

Sustainable ag coalition responds to Senate markup of ag spending bill

The Senate Committee on Appropriations Aug. 4 advanced the Fiscal Year 2022 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related ... more »

Oregon taps $109K for organic certification cost share

The USDA recently allocated more than $6 million for the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program nationwide. Oregon was awarded $109,250 ... more »

Organic Trade Association pushes Congress for ‘advancement’ of U.S. program

The U.S. organic sector is on a tear; demand for organic food and products has never been greater, and more consumers have access to organic than ever... more »

Organic concern over USDA plan to spray insecticide on 2.6M Montana acres  

The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is concerned a USDA plan to aerially spray an insecticide on more than 2 million acres of Eastern Mon... more »

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