$30M rolled out for organic farm research, transitions, Extension

USDA officials Sept. 15 rolled out more than $30 million in projects for organic farmers and ranchers. The investment by the USDA’s National Inst... more »

Lipman Family Farms launches expanded compostable packaging line

Lipman Family Farms will show off its expanded line of compostable packaging products at the upcoming Southern Innovations conference and the Organic ... more »

Driving packaging sustainability in the time of COVID-19

The coronavirus may still be consumers’ top concern, but the pandemic hasn’t erased concern over environmental issues and demand for sustainabilit... more »

Study finds ‘optimism bias’ of moms on new organic farms

When it comes to agricultural safety and health, we humans can be too optimistic. Take, for example, women who are new to organic farming. A recently ... more »

Organic ag tech conference planned by the Organic Center, USDA, Cal State

The Organic Center will team up with the USDA’s Economic Research Service, California State University-Fresno and Purdue University on a free virtu... more »

A&A Organic Farms showcasing sustainable packaging

A&A Organic Farms in Watsonville, California will launch its second-generation compostable, recyclable packaging for cherry tomatoes at the Organi... more »

Panetta supports Agricultural Resilience Act after staffers tour USDA ARS site

Organic Farming Research Foundation, or OFRF, hosted U.S. House of Representatives congressional staffers at the USDA Agricultural Research Service (A... more »

Trade group to introduce seal for certified humic ag products

The Humic Products Trade Association, or HPTA, will hold its annual meeting Nov. 15-17, 2021, in Gilbert, Arizona. The meeting will focus on the bi... more »

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