Organic farming sometimes has a bad reputation for producing legumes with lower nutritional quality. But some Clemson University researchers believe field peas and lentils can be grown organically and still have improved nutrient quality.
The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO and Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo looks forward to welcoming exhibitors and attendees back to an in-person event in 2021. Set to take place from Dec. 7-9, the EXPO will be returning to the Amway Grand Plaza and DeVos Place in Grand Rapids — a staple for EXPO attendees for many years running.
The University of Arkansas, in collaboration with The Organic Center and the University of California Cooperative Extension, has been awarded nearly $500,000 through USDA’s Organic Research and Extension Institute, or OREI, to help undertake a three-year project studying the challenges and opportunities for organic rice production and usage in the United States.
From the organically grown winegrapes to the sheep that graze in the vineyards after harvest, to winemaking in aged oak barrels and clay amphorae, there’s something different in the mix at Oregon’s Troon Vineyard.
Sustainability and environmental stewardship have long been key ingredients at Innovative Produce Sales. The sixth-generation Santa Maria, California, grower-shipper of organics possesses deep roots in the Santa Maria Valley and traces its family farming heritage to the mid-19th century.