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Organic Produce Summit to feature educational sessions in partnership with OTA

November 4, 2015

The Organic Produce Summit will feature a series of timely educational sessions to be presented at its inaugural trade show designed for organic fresh produce producers and handlers.

Uncle Matt's Organic citrus farm 'uncovering' old, timeless methods

November 3, 2015

OTA Member Benny McLean is highlighted in this Orlando Business Journal for his family company's commitment to organic, and for combining traditional and innovative farming methods. 

Collaboration and Innovation are Keys to Organic Success

October 28, 2015

This USDA Blog post by Anne L. Alonzo, Agricultural Marketing Service Administrator, celebrates the fact that for years, the organic industry has experienced enormous growth, defying expectations and creating exciting opportunities for producers and entrepreneurs around the world.

Distributor an organic pioneer

October 27, 2015

David Lively, vice president of sales and marketing at the Organically Grown Co., helped launch the distribution company to bring more order to the organic market.

Some farmers upset that hydroponic crops carry organic label

October 26, 2015

About 50 protested Monday at a Monday meeting in Stowe of the National Organics Standards Board. The protesters urged the board to recommend that hydroponic crops not carry the label.

Interested in organic? Federal and state programs can help with transition

October 21, 2015

Opportunities are available in organic production for some Minnesota farmers. The market for organic production is growing.

More Ohio farmers go organic

October 15, 2015

Though the image of organic farming is one of back-to-the-land hobbyists raising heirloom vegetables for farmers markets, Ohio’s organic farms have found that what was once a niche is now an industry.

Eating Organic Lowers Pesticide Levels in Children

October 8, 2015

Researchers have found that when children eat organic fruits and vegetables, the amount of pesticides in their bodies declines significantly.

This obscure organic-burger chain should make Shake Shack, Five Guys, and Smashburger nervous

October 6, 2015

A growing name in the better-burger sector is coming for Five Guys, Smashburger, and Shake Shack. Elevation Burger, started in Arlington, Virginia, in 2005, has now spread to 10 states nationwide and Washington, DC.

Organic Produce Summit to explore $11 billion organic fruit and vegetable industry

October 6, 2015

Program plans are being finalized for the inaugural Organic Produce Summit to be held July 13-14, 2016 in Monterey, CA. The two-day summit is dedicated to the flourishing organic fresh fruit and vegetable industry, and includes an engaging and informative program connecting organic producers and handlers.