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October 21, 2021
Organic foundation backs congressional ask for ag research funding

Organic Farming Research Foundation supports a recent letter delivered to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer that sup... more »

October 20, 2021
Stopped olive oil import shows US organic standard enforcement

The USDA’s National Organic Program recently highlighted an example of its increased efforts to fight fraud. [caption id="attachment_6956" align=... more »

October 20, 2021
Organic Trade Association seeking its next CEO

The Organic Trade Association recently launched a nationwide search for a new CEO and Executive Director. After more than a decade of service to OTA a... more »

October 19, 2021
University of Rhode Island students win soil-judging contest held at Rodale Institute

Rodale Institute, Kutztown, Pa., was the site for the 2021 Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest on Friday, October 15, 2021, hosted by the Delawar... more »

October 19, 2021
Colorado’s Spring Born hires top grower, marketer

Spring Born, a 2.5-acre organic greenhouse in Colorado, recently hired Danielle Davis as director of marketing and sales and Josh Budka as head grower... more »

October 15, 2021
Rodale Institute’s Kutztown farm hosts 2021 Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest

The Rodale Institute's Kutztown, Pennsylvania site for the 2021 Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest on Friday, October 15, 2021, hosted by the ... more »

October 15, 2021
Organic Trade Association honors industry leaders

Today, the Organic Trade Association announced the names of their 2021 Organic Leadership Award honorees: five visionaries who have advanced organic b... more »

October 14, 2021
Revol Greens acquires Living Fresh of Athens, Georgia

Greenhouse lettuce and organic salad grower Revol Greens recently acquired BJ’s Produce Inc, operating under the widely recognized Living Fresh bran... more »

October 13, 2021
Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour returns for early December

The annual Great Lakes EXPO Fruit & Vegetable EXPO’s annual Farm Market Bus Tour is back for 2021. Join Fruit Growers New and Vegetable Growe... more »

October 13, 2021
Turkish fruit exporter Mapeks Organics invests in 15-minutes-per-ton optical sorter

Mapeks Organics, a Turkish, large-scale exporter of frozen organic fruit, recently disclosed it purchased a speedy TOMRA optical sorter to expand its ... more »

October 13, 2021
Sales of organic, fresh fruits and veggies up 3% in Q3, OPN reports

Total organic fresh produce sales for the third quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of year-over-year growth, increasing 3% from the same period last y... more »

October 11, 2021
Rodale Institute collaborates with designer brand on clothing line

Starting Friday October 8, a collaborative clothing line, "Taylor Stitch x Rodale Institute For The Common Good," is available online at Taylor Stitc... more »

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