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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. 

Congressman honored during trade association’s annual Policy Conference
May 24, 2018

As part of its annual Policy Conference today, the Organic Trade Association recognized Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL) for his excellence in advancing organic agriculture through public service with the 2018 Organic Champion Award.

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May 23, 2018

The Organic Trade Association on Wednesday applauded Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) 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 farmers, and establish a better system to ensure the integrity of organic.

Organic Trade Association survey puts 2017 organic growth rate at 6 times the pace of overall food market
May 18, 2018

American consumers in 2017 filled more of their grocery carts with organic, buying everything from organic produce and organic ice cream to organic fresh juices and organic dried beans, according to the Organic Trade Association’s 2018 Organic Industry Survey released on Friday.

 

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May 11, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s action to terminate the rulemaking process to establish a national research and promotion program for organic (aka “Organic Check-off”) reflects a pattern of holding back forward progress on organic by USDA. The $50 billion organic sector offers opportunities for U.S. organic farmers and businesses.

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