Posts in category Organics

Posted on 01/05/2016 at 09:49 AM by Laura Klaes

USDA APHIS is deeply involved with mitigating invasive pest issues, along with State and local governments. Invasive pests cost the...

Posted on 10/11/2012 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has made a new, free farm management resource available to organic farmers. The publication...

Categories: Organics, State Happenings

Posted on 12/30/2010 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

USDA will provide funding to help organic producers and those transitioning to organic production implement resource conservation practices on their...

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Posted on 05/21/2010 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Organic agriculture has established a foothold in many U.S. farm sectors, particularly among horticultural specialties, but the overall use of...

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Posted on 02/19/2010 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced details of the final regulation regarding access to pasture for organic livestock operations. This...

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Posted on 01/13/2010 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the release of Breaking Down Market Barriers for Small and Mid-sized Organic Growers, a...

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Posted on 01/06/2010 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has launched a new consumer web site, “Organic. It’s Worth It,” located at www.organicitsworthit.org. The...

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Posted on 12/10/2009 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Organic foods now occupy prominent shelf space in the produce and dairy aisles of most mainstream U.S. food retailers. The...

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Posted on 05/13/2009 at 12:00 AM by Christa Hartsook

Blog entry written by Andrew Larson, Small Farm Sustainability Coordinator, Iowa State University Do you need to be certified organic?...

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