Crop Choices, Farm Size: Changes in a Time of Low Corn, Soybean Prices

🕔Nov 8, 2017Recent news articles have documented that lower crop prices for commodities such as corn and soybeans have caused some producers to make changes to their traditional crop rotation, or to consider organic crop production […]

Tennessee: Organic Crops Field Tour, Knoxville, Oct. 26

🕔Oct 12, 2017Everyone is invited to attend the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s 2017 Organic Crops Field Tour, on Thursday, October 26. Visitors will learn first-hand about the latest research efforts and […]

North Carolina Organic Cotton: Where Are We Headed?

🕔Jul 24, 2017There is a demand for organic cotton production in North Carolina, however there are many challenges associated with that production. Weed control, insect pressure, and limited genetics all are restraints […]

Organic Rice: Texas A&M Plant Pathologist Working with 10 Varieties -Video

🕔Jul 19, 2017A market niche for organic rice has a potential to yield premium prices for farmers, but it’s more involved than simply planting the seed and forgetting it until harvest time. […]

Weeds: When Conventional and Organic Farming Methods Collide

🕔Jul 13, 2017This spring has been strange in Oregon’s Lane County. “It rained every day. I’m exaggerating, but only by two days,” says farmer Jason Hunton. When Mother Nature rears her ugly […]

Organic Farming Growth Creates Jobs but Meat Sector Faces Challenges – DTN

🕔Jun 1, 2017Sales 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 […]

Missouri Row Crop Farmer Has 4 Decades of Experience Growing Organic – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2017Charlie Johnson, 59, has been an organic grower for four decades, raising certified organic crops on his 2,500-acre farm near Madison in southeastern South Dakota. It’s a lot of work […]

Organic Is Only One Ingredient in Recipe for Sustainable Food Future

🕔Mar 13, 2017Many people choose organic thinking it’s better for humans and the planet, but a new University of British Columbia (UBC) study published in Science Advances finds that might not always […]

U.S. Organic Ag Not Meeting Demand – DTN

🕔Nov 17, 2016Organic and non-GMO sales in the U.S. amount to chicken feed, but that chicken feed is increasingly imported because U.S. farmers aren’t in a position to fill demand for certified […]

Texas A&M Leading Organic Grain Crop Study

🕔Oct 24, 2016Dr. Nithya Rajan and her colleagues believe organic grain and soybean crops have an enormous opportunity to satisfy demand for specialty feed for a growing niche livestock industry in Texas. […]

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