Mississippi: Research Focuses on Cover Crops Plus Organic Certification

A clump of green rye and vetch grasses with a label resting on a short metal pole in the foreground.
🕔Jan 16, 2019Organic produce sales in the U.S. reached $16 billion last year, and demand is projected to continue. Casey Barickman, Mississippi State University Extension Service vegetable specialist and Mississippi Agricultural and […]

Nebraska Farmers Plead Guilty to Fraudulently Marketing Organic Grain

🕔Oct 22, 2018Tom Brennan, his son James Brennan, and Michael Potter recently pleaded guilty in the Northern District of Iowa to charges of wire fraud in connection with their organic farm operation. […]

Texas: Organic Grain, Soybean Study Establishes Early Production Recommendations

🕔Nov 22, 2017After one year of studying organic grain and soybean cropping systems, Texas A&M AgriLife scientists say they know more about what not to do moving forward. Three Texas A&M researchers […]

Organic Imports: Are They Really “Organic”? USDA Finds Lack of Control and Oversight – DTN

🕔Sep 22, 2017USDA’s Office of Inspector General released an audit this week of the National Organic Program that found the program was lacking control and oversight of imports coming into the country […]

Organic Farmers’ Numbers are Growing, So are the Rules – DTN

🕔Jan 20, 2017Farmers considering a switch or transition to organic crops have a lot to read right now if they want to keep pace with changes happening in the industry. Several changes […]

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