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Paper-based, compostable packaging trend underway in Europe

The packaging industry is facing rapid change, and nowhere was this more evident than at Fruit Logistica 2020 in February, where sustainable packaging... more »

Playing it safe: Aligning organic production with the Food Safety Modernization Act

Growing organic fruit and vegetables that are typically eaten fresh requires farmers to follow sound practices that take crop health and food safety i... more »

Cultivation calling: Academic finds a place in organic farming

Casey Holland was vaguely headed on a track to graduate school before stumbling into her true calling as an organic grower. “I was just kind of a... more »

Homeplate organic herbicide approved in California

Registration approval of the non-selective herbicide Homeplate by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) unlocks a new option for ... more »

Biocontrols company AgBiome names new CFO

AgBiome, a company that develops products from the Earth's microbial communities, announced  July 21 that Gerald Coward has joined the company as it... more »

Food-grade biofilm company board of directors joined by Zettler

Cultiva LLC (cultiva.com), a provider of food-grade biofilms used in agricultural markets, announces the appointment of agri-business start-up leader ... more »

Pace International launches new website, touts commitment to sustainability

Pace International, a provider of sustainable postharvest solutions and technologies for the fresh produce industry, is proud to announce the launch o... more »

USDA proposed rule aims to reduce fraud in organic program

USDA officials July 8 gave a first, informal peek at the Strengthening Organic Enforcement rule that’s been in the works for two years, and which th... more »

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