Organics Unlimited, San Diego-based grower and distributor of organic tropical fruit, sadly announces the passing of organic banana pioneer Carlos Cortes, Sr., the farmer who commercially introduced organic bananas to the United States in 1974.
Regenerative farming authority Advancing Eco Agriculture (AEA) has announced that it is holding the second annual virtual Regen Rev on February 2 and 3, 2022.
The two-day event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT and will cover topics like ‘Building Soil Health with Microbes,’ ‘Realistic Steps to Boost Fruit Quality,’ ‘Managing Crop Nutrition with Sap Analysis,’ according to the news release.
Regen Rev aims to give farmers – or anyone looking at venturing into regenerative farming – the knowledge they need to get started. This year’s keynote speakers include:
Drammatic® Liquid Fish Fertilizers are derived from fresh fish scraps from the Great Lakes. Drammatic® Liquid Fish hydrolysates contain the natural oils, amino acids, and minerals found in fish and are OMRI, WSDA, & CDFA listed for organic crop production.
The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) is proud to announce Dave Campbell as the 2022 Farmer of the Year. Campbell and his wife Mary are the owners and operators of Lily Lake Organic Farm in Maple Park, Illinois.
Organic fresh produce grew sales by 5.% in 2021, topping $9 billion for the first time, and outpacing conventionally grown produce in year-over-year gains in both sales and volume, according to the 2021 Organic Produce Performance Report released Jan. 26 by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.