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3 join OMRI board of directors

Three new members have recently joined the Organic Materials Review Institute Board of Directors: Emily Newman of the Rodale Institute, Hannah Smith-B... more »

California Certified Organic Farmers discusses GlobalG.A.P. services

California Certified Organic Farmers recently discussed its membership with GlobalG.A.P., an international program for various food safety and sustain... more »

7 ways the National Organic Program enforced its standards in 2020

Certified-organic farming is hard work, and it can be competitive. The National Organic Program, (NOP) part of the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing ... more »

Mexico stays open to US organic exports

Mexican authorities will keep doors open to U.S. organic products through the end of 2021. [caption id="attachment_2443" align="alignright" width="... more »

Organic oversight bill introduced with OTA support

The Organic Trade Association recently applauded the introduction of legislation that puts in place an improved federal process for the oversight of o... more »

Organic grower turns USDA NOP accreditation manager

What does organic certification really mean for a farm? In Lars Crail’s experience as a central California organic pear farmer turned NOP Accreditat... more »

NOSB spring meeting starts

The U.S. National Organic Standards Board began a series of virtual meetings running through April 30, for its spring meeting. The 15-member volunt... more »

USDA outlook bright for organic produce

The produce-driven organic food industry weathered the pandemic remarkably well, and investment in research of organic may be part of the solution for... more »

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