organic agriculture

USDA appoints ag advisory committee members

The USDA and U.S. Trade Representative’s Office have appointed 130 representatives to serve four-year terms on seven agricultural trade advisory com... more »

Texas organic farm highlights weeding

Shakera and Juan Raygoza went from a small vegetable consumer supported agriculture business model to running a wholesale radish farm in the suburbs o... more »

Post-Fourth of July organic produce outlook

Post-Fourth of July cookouts can continue with plenty of organic fruits and vegetables as most summer harvests continue or shift to new production are... more »

Organic Trade Association names new president, board members

The Organic Trade Association’s incoming president for 2023-24 is Tracy Favre, vice president of sustainability for live operations at egg company H... more »

New Jersey Ag Secretary Douglas Fisher retires

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher is retiring after 14 years in the position, following a career as supermarket owner and operator an... more »

California organic fruit in full swing, vegetables heat up across U.S.

Organic fruit from California is plentiful, with strawberries, stone fruit, cherries and mandarins with good availability and organic greens and lettu... more »

Technical expertise necessary for pesticide regulating

Specialty crop groups joined dozens of other agricultural organizations in requesting increased funding for the USDA’s Office of Pest Management Pol... more »

OFRF and FFAR announce third award for current grant cycle

Dr. Jennifer Taylor of Lola’s Organic Farm was awarded a grant for $20,000 to conduct participatory research and outreach to build capacity for acce... more »

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