Organic Corn: Illinois Scientists Rev Up Plant Breeding Nov 2, 2020

🕔Nov 2, 2020
A new $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) will support University of Illinois scientists and collaborators as they develop improved […]

Organic Acres Increase; Non-GMO Acres Decline – DTN Oct 17, 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2018
Acreage planted to organic field crops is on the rise while land planted to non-GMO corn and soybeans declined, according to a new report from Mercaris, a market data and […]

Organic Farming Growth Creates Jobs but Meat Sector Faces Challenges – DTN Jun 1, 2017

🕔Jun 1, 2017
Sales of organic foods continued to grow dramatically in 2016, particularly in meat and protein, but the industry still faces the challenge of convincing farmers to grow organic corn and […]

Rising Demand for Organic and Non-GMO Grains Outpaces U.S. Production Feb 13, 2017

🕔Feb 13, 2017
Increasing consumer demand for organic and non-GMO foods led to a sharp rise in organic grain imports in 2016–prompting food manufacturers to explore new incentives for U.S. growers transitioning to […]

Organic Farmers’ Numbers are Growing, So are the Rules – DTN Jan 20, 2017

🕔Jan 20, 2017
Farmers 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 […]

Thinking of Going Organic? The Learning Curve is Steep – DTN Mar 24, 2016

🕔Mar 24, 2016
Tumbling commodity profits have producers scurrying for ways to pump up their bottom line. After controlling costs and better marketing, conventional farmers are looking at other alternatives to bring in […]

Organic Field Crop Acreage Remains Low Despite Profit Potential Nov 9, 2015

🕔Nov 9, 2015
U.S. crop acres under USDA certified organic systems have grown rapidly since the National Organic Program (NOP) was implemented in 2002. Organic crop acreage increased from about 1.3 million to […]

Grain News: China Buys U.S. Soybeans; Organic Corn Beer – AgFax Sep 24, 2015

🕔Sep 24, 2015
Chinese Officials in Iowa to Buy Soybeans O. Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa reports that the U.S. Soybean Export Council was in Iowa on Thursday to hold a ceremony with […]

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