Leaders set to be honored at Organic Week

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) recognized six individuals for outstanding leadership, vision and commitment to advancing the organic movement and... more »

USDA adds fraud prevention info for inspectors

The USDA Organic Integrity Learning Center has added information on effective practices for organic inspectors to its website. The learning centerÂ... more »

NOSB seeks applicants for five vacancies

The USDA is seeking applicants for five vacancies on the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The NOSB assists in developing standards for subs... more »

Commentary: Organic research grants critical to growth

As the world becomes increasingly attuned to the sustainability and health implications of our food systems, the role of organic agriculture h... more »

IFPA to organic standards board: ‘Follow the science’

The International Fresh Produce Association’s (IFPA) is urging the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) to continue using objective, scien... more »

Braga Fresh’s Colby Pereira named Ag Woman of the Year

Colby Pereira, chief operating officer of Braga Fresh, has received the Grower-Shipper Foundation Agricultural Woman of the Year award. The award h... more »

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 »

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 »

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