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April 17, 2023
National Organic Standards Board to hear public comments this week

The National Organic Standards Board will begin hearing public comments by webinar on Tuesday in advance of its biannual public meeting to discuss and... more »

April 17, 2023
BioConsortia to present sustainable ag research at global conferences

BioConsortia Inc., a leader in research and development for sustainable agriculture, will feature its nitrogen-fixing microbial products this week at ... more »

April 13, 2023
Vegetable supply struggles to match demand after cold, rainy California winter

Demand for organic vegetables is continuing to exceed supply as the effects of a cold, rainy winter linger in California. Casey Mills, Braga Fresh ... more »

April 11, 2023
Conservation Innovation Grants program funding 31 climate-smart projects

Thirty-one new climate-smart projects are being funded through a $40 million investment from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Innov... more »

April 11, 2023
NRCS investing $75 million to help producers transitioning to organic

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is dedicating $75 million to help farmers transitioning to organic produ... more »

April 10, 2023
CDFA grants aim to spur adaption of integrated pest management

Two integrated pest management programs in California, including one assisting organic farmers in the San Joaquin Valley, will receive a share of $1.1... more »

April 10, 2023
Analysis: Nearly 8.3 million acres of certified organic land harvested in 2022

Nearly 8.3 million acres of U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified organic and non-GMO land were harvested in 2022 across more than 19,000 certified... more »

April 7, 2023
GrowGeneration Corp. expands into 17th state with Montana acquisition

Specialty hydroponic and organic garden center GrowGeneration Corp. has expanded into its 17th state with the acquisition of inventory and equipment f... more »

April 7, 2023
General Mills initiatives aim to accelerate regenerative agriculture adoption

New initiatives from General Mills, in partnership with American Farmland Trust and Rodale Institute, aim to accelerate regenerative agriculture in re... more »

April 6, 2023
OTA recognizes four organic farmers with leadership awards

Four organic farmers have been honored by the Organic Trade Association with the 2022 Organic Leadership Awards. The winners will be honored next mont... more »

April 6, 2023
Topsy-turvy tomato season to see more consistency in spring

While organic tomato supplies have been a bit inconsistent this winter, three varieties seem to be in a good supply heading deeper into spring. Org... more »

April 6, 2023
OPN names Schulken new vice president of events

Organic Produce Network has named an experienced marketer and event coordinator to the newly created position of vice president of events. Rachelle... more »

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