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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.

Garner to be keynote speaker at 2018 “Bringing Science to Life” fundraising dinner
October 31, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 31, 2017) – Award-winning actress, philanthropist and organic entrepreneur Jennifer Garner will be the keynote speaker at The Organic Center’s 15th Annual Benefit Dinner on March 8 at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, California.

Crop budget worksheets help determine economic impact of agronomic choices
October 24, 2017

Successful farming requires careful planning and the right tools. A new crop budgeting tool developed by the U.S. Organic Grain Collaboration enables organic farmers – and those producers interested in transitioning to organic – to zero in on their specific operations and provides a new resource to help improve their current organic operation or to make the choice to go organic.

Third annual Confluences will evaluate how organic farmers get information and discuss ways to improve knowledge transfer
October 13, 2017

The Organic Center was awarded a $50,000 grant this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to host its third Organic Confluences Summit in 2018.

Bipartisan bill to create a level playing field for organic farmers and ensure continued consumer trust  
September 28, 2017

The Organic Trade Association on Thursday applauded Representative John Faso (R-NY) for introducing the Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act, which would make significant strides to improve the oversight of global organic trade, create a level playing field for American organic f

Organic Trade Association remembers a pioneer, celebrates three standout leaders, and honors outgoing organic official
September 15, 2017

The all-organic banquet was amazing and delicious. Sweet potato latkes, artichoke and chicken roulades, stuffed red peppers with smoked tofu and sprouted quinoa, a chocolate peanut butter avocado mousse for dessert…and more!

Organic Trade Association survey signals big new wave of organic consumers on the horizon
September 14, 2017

Twenty-five percent of the Millennials in America are parents. In the next 10 to 15 years, 80 percent of Millennials will be moms and dads. What this means for the organic market could be transformative.

New Directors and Member of the Year announced at Annual Meeting
September 14, 2017
Organic Trade Association sues USDA over failure to advance organic livestock standards
September 13, 2017

Taking action to defend the organic seal and organic standards, the Organic Trade Association on Wednesday is filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture over its failure to put into effect new organic livestock standards.

 

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