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Yield gap between organic and conventional farming lower than previously thought

December 10, 2014

ORGANIC CENTER: A new study published in the Journal Proceedings of the Royal Society Biology has found that th

Tell Congress that you demand the right to know what’s in your food

December 8, 2014

OTA ACTION ALERT: On December 10, the House Energy & Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on GMO labeling, and in particular, on H.R. 4432, a bill (dubbed the “DARK Act”) that would preempt states from enacting GMO labeling laws.

The Downside of Eating Too Locally

December 1, 2014

NYTimes Opinion: To appreciate the depth of our national political divide, look no further than our Thanksgiving tables.

Jumping on the organic wagon

December 1, 2014

THE LAND: Fred Appleton, co-owner of a 182,000-hectare farm in central Queensland that is 400 kilometres wide, is a new breed of beef farmer switching from traditional methods to organic.

Organic Farms Become a Winner in Putin’s Feud With the West

November 18, 2014

NYTIMES:  Boris Akimov’s cellphone, which quacks like a duck, started to sound like a whole flock soon after President Vladimir V. Putin imposed sweeping food sanctions barring many Western imports last August.

The standards that shape the burgeoning $35 billion organics industry

November 17, 2014

PHYS.ORG: Melissa Bailey has been director of the standards division for the National Organic Program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture since 2010.

5 Questions for an International Organics Expert: IFOAM’s Andre Leu

November 13, 2014

CIVIL EATS: Andre Leu has been an organic farmer in Australia for 40 years.

Wal-Mart Promises Organic Food for Everyone

November 6, 2014

BLOOMBERG: Buoyed by the improving economy and Americans’ belief that they can eat themselves healthy, sales of organic food are booming again. 

SunOpta: This Organic Story Has Room To Run

November 1, 2014

SEEKING ALPHA: The organic food market is attracting a slew of new companies as consumers are demanding healthier and less additive options for their food sources. 

Amy’s Kitchen factory bodes well for Idaho organic ag

October 30, 2014

CAPITAL PRESS: The arrival of a large manufacturer of organic convenience food in Pocatello, Idaho, could lead to considerable growth in the state's organic agriculture industry.