Brighter Bites named strategic partner

Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly  to families, has been named a National Strategic Partner of ... more »

USDA awards organic certification organizations

The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) has recognized the work of accredited organic certifiers with awards for extraordinary support of the National... more »

USDA touts specialty crops sector investments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing in programs designed to support the U.S. specialty crops industry, including promoting exports ... more »

Organic grant program awards almost $10 million

The USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) awarded $9.75 million awarded to 10 grant projects through the Organic Market Development Grant (OMDG). ... more »

Fruit and vegetable advisory committee to meet virtually

The USDA Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC) is preparing for its next meeting. The committee will have a virtual meeting from ... more »

USDA invests $3 Million in farmer risk management training

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is awarding up to $3 million for cooperative agreements to educate underserved, sm... more »

Market access, development programs receive $203M in funding

More than $203 million will be awarded to nearly 70 agricultural organizations to help expand U.S. food and agricultural export markets through ... more »

Comments due soon on organic certification info

Organic growers have until Jan. 22 to comment on the burdens and costs of collecting the information required by organic regulations. According to ... more »

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