organic

USDA posts organic transition funding opportunity

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has posted a funding opportunity through its organic transitions program. “It is expec... READ MORE »

Spudman parent company launches Organic Grower publication

Great American Media Services, the award-winning publisher of leading B2B agriculture magazines Fruit Growers News, Vegetable Growers News, Spudman, P... READ MORE »

Kemin’s mite-control products now have insecticide labeling

Kemin Crop Technologies, a business venture of Kemin Industries, has announced that its FIFRA 25(b)-exempt botanical-oil-based contact miticides, Tetr... READ MORE »

Agricultural Solutions launches line of natural fertilizers, bioenhancer

Agricultural Solutions, a subsidiary of Intergro, has launched a new portfolio of products. Registrations are being obtained in the U.S. for patent-pe... READ MORE »

EPA’s biostimulant regulations remain in flux

The EPA’s consideration of a regulation touching on biostimulants is drawing substantial interest from the industry. The agency collected comment... READ MORE »

AzaPro pesticide receives organic approval from OMRI

A new product from Sym-Agro, AzaPro, is marketed as providing control of more than 300 different insects, mites and nematodes without leaving visible... READ MORE »

USDA-certified organic farming operations rose 4% in 2018

The USDA’s certified organic operations increased in 2018 by nearly 2,000, or more than 4%. The number of certified organic operations in the Uni... READ MORE »

Organic Farmers Association outlines policy goals

Organic Farmers Association (OFA), a national policy association committed to providing a strong and unified voice for domestic certified organic farm... READ MORE »

Organic potato sales up, but still well behind overall organic produce market

Organic food sales totaled nearly $47.9 billion in the U.S. in 2018, according to a recent report by the Organic Trade Association. Fruits and vegetab... READ MORE »

USDA offers funds for organic certification costs

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced May 6 that organic producers and handlers can apply for federal funds to assist with the cost of receivin... READ MORE »


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