OPS 2023 session to examine effects of SOE on organic produce supply chain

The effects of the Strengthening Organic Enforcement rule on the organic fresh produce supply chain will be the topic of the second announced educatio... more »

National Organic Standards Board adds 2 members, opens comment period

The National Organic Standards Board has added new members, appointing two to its Environmental Protection and Resource Conservation seat. Franklin... more »

Up to $2M available for risk management training through USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making up to $2 million available for risk management education and training programs that support farmers and r... more »

NOP learning center launches new workforce resources

The National Organic Program has launched a new course, Growing the Organic Workforce, in its Organic Integrity Learning Center. Course topics incl... more »

New publication provides organic transition information

Farmers and ranchers interested in organic certification have a new resource — a federal publication with information on practice areas and transiti... more »

USDA pinpoints organic transition partners in each state

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has pinpointed the partner organizations aiding farmers in transitioning to organic in each state. The organizat... more »

USDA finalizes rule aimed at strengthening organic oversight

New federal guidelines designed to protect organic integrity are necessary to reinforce consumer confidence and to level the playing field for produce... more »

Survey shows $11.2 billion in total organic product sales in 2021

A newly released survey shows total sales of $11.2 billion in organic products in 2021, representing an increase of $1.28 billion, or 13%, from 2019. ... more »

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