Sustainability

Valent boosts biostimulant efforts, aims for carbon neutrality

Valent BioSciences LLC will expand its biostimulant line in effort to help its parent company, Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., reach carbon neutrality by ... more »

PhycoTerra makes ’10 most innovative products’ list

Heliae Agriculture recently announced that PhycoTerra ST, a seed coating, was named a Top 10 Most Innovative Product by a leading seed industry public... more »

Simply Organic awards $150K to farms, nonprofits giving food security

Simply Organic recently announced six recipients would receive grants from the Simply Organic Giving Fund Grant Program, donating a collective $150,0... more »

Organic Trade Association names diversity fellows

Katrina Pitts and August Alderman will join the Organic Trade Association (OTA) as the organization’s first Diversity & Entrepreneurship Program... more »

Perennial grains studied for potential in crop field borders

Planting beneficial plants next to gardens and crop fields large and small has been a standard practice for decades, even centuries. The plants provid... more »

Saturated riparian buffer strips stop farm runoff of most nitrate, study says

A new study suggests we may have more opportunities to protect our waterways. That’s because one system for keeping too many nutrients out of stream... more »

CCOF now offering Regenerative Organic certification for farms

California Certified Organic Farmers, aka CCOF, announced January 10 that it is now offering the Regenerative Organic Certified program in partnership... more »

Killing time for cover crops? Late-planted rye won’t delay crimping.

Cereal rye as an overwinter cover crop poses a special challenge for organic vegetable growers. Unlike conventional growers who manage cereal rye in t... more »

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