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Organic Leaders Demand USDA Reinstate Animal Welfare Rules
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January 19, 2018
Leaders in the organic industry demand that the USDA reinstate the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices animal welfare rule, withdrawn…
a brown-white dairy cow looking curiously at the camera
a brown-white dairy cow looking curiously at the camera
November 2, 2016
General Mills and Organic Valley's cooperation will increase organic farming acres without deterring from the mission of the organic dairy…
organic farms
July 25, 2016
There aren't enough organic farms to cater to the growing market for organic food in the U.S., leading to a…
Organic Trade Group Loses Farmer Members Over Controversial GMO Labeling Bill
July 14, 2016
The leading group of organic farmers and seed producers has renounced its Organic Trade Membership over the recently passed GMO…
Some farmers think organic certification isn't for them.
June 2, 2016
Organic certification isn't a cake walk, but it isn't impossible to obtain. So, why do some organic farmers opt out…
farmers market
May 11, 2016
Supporting your local farmers market is great for your health, but it may also be much better for the farmer,…
USDA Organic Farms All Cracked Up?
April 25, 2016
The Cornucopia Institute filed a lawsuit against the USDA after two agrobusiness executives were appointed to NOSB seats reserved for…
Interested in Organic Farming? You Need to Know How to WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms).
February 9, 2016
Looking for an eco-adventure? Want to travel the globe? Want a hands-on organic farming experience? Consider World Wide Opportunities on…
farm bill
February 6, 2014
The 2014 Farm Bill has passed through the Senate, awaiting President Obama's signature. The organic industry is applauding provisions.
November 26, 2012
A lawsuit brought about by 83 food and agriculture groups will finally face off with Monsanto at the Court of…