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California to Launch Organic-to-School Pilot Program
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February 25, 2019
The program will increase access to organics for students from low-income families and will help support California's organic farmers.
New Organic Label Will Hold Farmers to Higher Standards Than USDA Certification
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April 12, 2018
The USDA's certified organic label isn't strict enough, says a growing group of farmers who've created their own organic label…
General Mills is Building a Massive 53-Square-Mile Organic Supply Chain in South Dakota
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March 20, 2018
Food giant General Mills is in the process of turning a massive chunk of South Dakota wheat-growing farmland into certified…
Organic Farming Methods Create Significantly Less Nitrogen Pollution Than Conventional Farming
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March 15, 2018
Organic farming practices create three times less nitrogen pollution than conventional farming methods, new research finds.
USDA Kills Organic Livestock Rule
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March 13, 2018
The Trump administration says it will not be supporting the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule aimed at improving conditions…
New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage
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September 13, 2017
A new study has found that organic soil is richer in key humic substances which help it to sequester more…
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March 17, 2017
A new EWG report demands that Congress include incentives for farmers to switch to organic agriculture in the 2018 Farm…
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February 28, 2017
The children of organic farmers aren't jus taking the reins from their parents, as they used to -- they're revolutionizing…
On the Road to Organic, USDA to Launch ‘Certified Transitional’ Program for Farmers
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January 12, 2017
The USDA has announced plans to launch a certified transitional label for farmers making the arduous switch from conventional to…
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January 5, 2017
This hospital is taking a revolutionary step to make its patients healthier: start with organic food, thanks to an on-site…