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Sustaining Small Farms By: 11/18/2014 @ 4:37pm

If organic farmer Mary Berry can meld the work of her father, grandfather and uncle in her native Kentucky, she may boost small farm income and local food production at…

Add Some Grit to Your Weed Control By: 08/15/2014 @ 9:40am

If you're battling weeds in your fields, recent reports show that spraying them at this point in the growing…

Organic group invites farmer input By: 05/10/2013 @ 2:23pm

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) recently announced formation of a new Farmers Advisory Council to provide input…

USDA ramps up organic research By: 06/05/2012 @ 10:58am

A new project from the USDA Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory is looking at ways organic farmers can get more out of their production while sticking to natural systems. According to a USDA report…

USDA hosting organic farming session By: 09/07/2011 @ 10:18am

Federal officials are looking at making some changes to current organic farming regulations and supports and they are asking for public input.USDA officials will hold a public listening session on the future…

Settling an organic dispute By: 08/09/2011 @ 10:03am

Organic and conventional farms sometimes don't make the best neighbors. The practices necessary to keep one running smoothly can be a big detriment to the other. So, how can you make it work? It's…

Organic dairy ups pasture feeding requirements By: 07/08/2010 @ 11:00pm

Horizon Organic recently announced its that it will be incorporating into their standards of care the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) recommendation that requires organic dairy cows to get an…

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