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October 4, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Thursday welcomed the decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today to hear the association’s case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over the agency’s failure to put into effect new organic livestock standards.

Organic Trade Association recognizes mentors and ambassadors for organic
September 24, 2018
Each of the accomplished organic leaders honored by the Organic Trade Association at its annual awards dinner this month followed a unique recipe for success, with one common core ingredient: a clear desire to make the world a better place.
 
New Board and Member of the Year announced at Annual Meeting
September 18, 2018

Organic Trade Association members turned out in record numbers to choose their Board leadership for 2018-2019. The association announced the results of the election at its Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, on September 12.

Trade group and its members pledge not to walk away from industry-invested program
September 6, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Thursday announced an engaged and bold plan to move forward with a voluntary industry-invested organic research, promotion and education check-off program that will be collaboratively designed and implemented by organic stakeholders across the diverse organic supply chain.

Organic Trade Association Awards to recognize four incredible leaders
July 16, 2018

Two individuals and a farming couple chosen to  receive Organic Leadership Awards from the Organic Trade Association this coming September each have the drive to make a difference, a strong belief that organic practices are the way to go, and a commitment to mentoring others.

Organic Trade Association welcomes congressional efforts to move organic forward
June 28, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill passed by the Senate on Thursday recognizes the strong growth in organic and the opportunities that organic provides for the farm and food economy, and builds upon and strengthens the organic provisions in the recently passed House legislation. The Organic Trade Association thanks lawmakers for their critical work to move forward organic agriculture in our nation.

June 25, 2018

The Organic Trade Association today announced Johanna Mirenda will join the organization’s Regulatory Team as its new Farm Policy Director. She will begin her new post on August 6.

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June 8, 2018

The Farm Bill introduced by the Senate Agriculture Committee recognizes the strong growth in organic and the opportunities that organic provides for the farm and food economy. The Organic Trade Association thanks Chairman Roberts, Ranking Member Stabenow and members of the committee for their critical work to move forward organic agriculture in our nation.

Organic Center’s Confluences Summit focuses on ways to transfer research knowledge to farmers
June 1, 2018
Unprecedented effort by organic stakeholders will cover the entire organic supply chain
May 24, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Thursday announced the kick-off of a groundbreaking pilot project by the organic industry to prevent and detect fraud in the global organic system. 

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