USDA: $3.8M available for research in support of organic farmers

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has made up to $3.8 million in funding available to support research, education and extension t... READ MORE »

Potandon Produce adds new supply point

Organic red and organic yellow potatoes from the Red River Valley are now available from Potandon Produce. Although not the pioneer in organic potatoe... READ MORE »

Aiming for a GMO labeling compromise

The need to see action on the voluntary genetic modified organism (GMO) labeling situation has reached a breaking point after the last few months of d... READ MORE »

WSDA approves BioNutrient for organic use

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has granted a registered material for use in organic production to Growth Products' BioNutrients Solub... READ MORE »

Potato conference highlights new research in organic variety differences

At the Idaho Potato Conference's organic potato production workshop University of Idaho researchers Amber Moore and Nora Olsen along with J... READ MORE »

Variety of markets builds organic acreage in Idaho

Organic potatoes account for only 0.4 percent of retail potato sales, but in 2007 the segment grew by 30 percent. There are more markets available for... READ MORE »

Consumers, processors drive demand for organic spuds

Organic agriculture is about 2 percent of total U.S. agriculture, and sales of organic produce were about $5.8 billion in 2005. But the market segment... READ MORE »

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