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April 24, 2024
Organic Week features speakers, Capitol Hill visits

The Organic Trade Association's (OTA) Organic Week features two days of critical discussions on the issues and opportunities facing the organic sector... more »

April 24, 2024
USDA local grant applications due May 14

The USDA has Local Agricultural Market Program funds available to promote farmers markets, local food programs and regional food partnerships. Appl... more »

April 22, 2024
Fox Packaging founder’s death mourned

Kenneth Fox, founder of Fox Packaging, has died. Fox, a leader in providing flexible packaging, died April 17. He was 91. [caption id="attachmen... more »

April 19, 2024
Commentary: farm bill must pass to protect food supply

There are few times when Congress has the opportunity to take a single action that benefits every family in America. One of those opportunities is in ... more »

April 18, 2024
OPS keynote addresses shifting consumer demographics

Sherry Frey, vice president of total wellness at NielsenIQ, will be a featured speaker at the Organic Produce Summit. Frey's keynote speech, "Chang... more »

April 17, 2024
California expands ProBlad Verde fungicide use

Sym-Agro has announced that the California Department of Pest Registration has approved the expanded crop and disease uses of ProBlad Verde fungicide.... more »

April 17, 2024
Industry leaders support bipartisan ag labor group’s report

Industry leaders and associations applauded the House Committee on Agriculture’s bipartisan agriculture labor working group’s final report. The... more »

April 15, 2024
Biologicals provider Pro Farm achieves zero waste

Biologicals provider Pro Farm Group Inc. (ProFarm) has achieved Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) certification for its reduction of waste. ... more »

April 15, 2024
MSU grape spring meeting includes organic talk

Organic vineyard conversion is part of  Michigan State University Extension’s (MSU) grape spring kick-off meeting. The event is designed to help... more »

April 12, 2024
Michigan Fruit Management Guide released

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension has released its latest Michigan Fruit Management Guide. The Michigan Fruit Management Guide (E0154) from... more »

April 11, 2024
Rivulis provides irrigation advice

In the world of farming, investing in orchards and permanent crops is like planting seeds for long-term success — think a decade or even up to 50 ye... more »

April 10, 2024
USDA releases National Organic Program review

The USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) has published the 2023 annual peer review report and its response.    "As part of its commitment to co... more »

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