Southern Sustainable Ag Conference Set For January 23-26 In Little Rock Dec 31, 2018

🕔Dec 31, 2018The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) will hold its annual conference on January 23-26 in Little Rock, Arkansas, at the Statehouse Convention Center. The theme: Practical Tools and Solutions […]

Texas: Organic Project for Beef and Wheat Growers Funded by USDA Oct 13, 2017

🕔Oct 13, 2017Organic wheat and beef may not be for everyone, but one Texas A&M AgriLife team is going to make sure producers in Texas know more about the possibilities than they […]

Organic Imports: Are They Really “Organic”? USDA Finds Lack of Control and Oversight – DTN Sep 22, 2017

🕔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 […]

Farm Bill: House Ag Comm. Chair Conaway Now Hoping for 2018 Aug 9, 2017

🕔Aug 9, 2017House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-Texas, who has said he wants to finish the next farm bill in 2017, said Saturday that he now hopes to have the bill […]

Soil Health: From Farmers to Food and Fabric Companies – DTN Jul 18, 2017

🕔Jul 18, 2017After a day of talk about soil health — the science, metrics, economics, policy and possible markets — an Alabama commodity farmer got to share some thoughts that reflect the […]

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

🕔Feb 13, 2017Increasing 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 […]

Fertilizer is Tough Sell in Europe, 50% Less Used in France – DTN Dec 9, 2016

🕔Dec 9, 2016Fertilizer regulations continue to be a burden for Europe’s retailers and farmers as the general public there looks at fertilizer as a bad thing, according to one European fertilizer insider. […]

U.S. Organic Ag Not Meeting Demand – DTN Nov 17, 2016

🕔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 […]

California Almonds: Organic Learning Opportunity – Arbuckle, May 19 Apr 30, 2016

🕔Apr 30, 2016Want to learn more about organic almond production. That’s the focus of a field day set for Thursday, May 19, at the Nickels Soil Lab on Marine Ave. in Arbuckle. […]

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

🕔Nov 9, 2015U.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 […]

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