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*Media Alert*
February 16, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Friday issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s motion to dismiss the Organic Trade Association’s lawsuit challenging USDA’s delay of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule:

*Media Alert*
February 8, 2018

The Organic Trade Association and The Organic Center on Thursday applauded Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) for introducing The Organic Agriculture Research Act of 2018, which increases federal investment for organic agriculture research in the next farm bill to meet the needs of the growing organic sector. Sales of organic products in the U.S.

Guidance on organic regulatory requirements, from farm to packaged product
January 24, 2018

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the Organic Trade Association (OTA) and Quality Assurance International Inc.

*Media Alert*
January 19, 2018

Organic Trade Association statement:

The American public has again spoken out loudly and clearly that it wants the U.S. Department of Agriculture to immediately implement the final Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule and to stop derailing this fully vetted, industry-supported and voluntary organic standard.

Ten New Year’s Resolutions from The Organic Center
December 29, 2017
*Media Alert*
December 18, 2017

The Organic Trade Association on Monday applauded Representatives Sean Duffy (R-WI) and Peter Welch (D-VT) for introducing the Organic Farmers Access Act, which would expand eligibility for organic production in certain rural development programs and help enable organic agriculture to be a key rural development tool in revitalizing our rural areas.

*Media Alert*
December 15, 2017

The Organic Trade Association on Friday issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s announcement to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule, which will be published in the Federal Register on Monday.

Organic Trade Association brings diverse group of organic producers to D.C. to talk Farm Bill
December 5, 2017

Twenty organic farmers – including one major league baseball player – stepped up to the plate for thousands of organic farmers throughout the country when they came to Washington on Nov. 29 and 30 to participate in the Organic Trade Association’s first Farmers Advisory Council fly-in and to talk with lawmakers and policy officials about organic priorities in the 2018 Farm Bill.

Export promotion yields new organic markets, new organic exporters
November 14, 2017

First-time exposure on a new continent, sponsored activities in five new countries, and the creation of a host of new organic exporters – these are some of the benchmarks achieved by the Organic Trade Association’s robust export promotion efforts in 2017. That string of success promises to continue in 2018 with the award of $847,000 to the association by the U.S.

*Media Alert*
November 9, 2017

The Organic Trade Association on Thursday issued the following statement in response to the U.S.

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