In our national surveys of organic producers, we often hear from farmers that they consider peers to be the best source of information and guidance. In-person events such as farmer conferences also rate high on the learning scale.
Organic growers were included in the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 with a live virtual ceremony during the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO on Dec. 8.
The Organic Trade Association last week released a statement on the reported choice of former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under President-elect Joe Biden.
Oregon agriculture officials Dec. 11 issued a stop use notice about a specific agricultural product labeled as organic but found to have prohibited chemicals.
Reduced erosion. Saved time and fuel. Improved nutrient cycling, soil moisture, and resiliency in the face of drought. You likely already know the potential benefits of no-till.
Soil health sounds simple but it’s based on soil organic matter and the processes affecting soil organic matter are complicated with many interrelationships.