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May 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 10, 2017)—The Organic Trade Association today released the following statement and background in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s delay of the effective date of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule:

Organic Trade Association and sponsors present "Live Organic from Farm to Home"
May 5, 2017

Organic is not just for eating anymore, and more than a dozen cutting-edge and innovative organic fashion and home textile brands are helping the Organic Trade Association (OTA) prove that point in an inspiring, educational and entertaining two-day pop-up event in the heart of Manhattan.

OTA releases state-by-state data showing more households – urban and rural -- choosing organic
March 23, 2017

As former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue begins his confirmation process to become the next Secretary of Agriculture, new Nielsen findings released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) on Thursday show things have changed in the kitchens of American households across the country, from small towns to the big cities.

Annual dinner raises just over $400,000 to support organic research projects
March 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 10, 2017) – Stimulating conversation, scrumptious food, a sparkling mix of guests: the combination for a perfect dinner party and – in the case of The Organic Center’s 14th  Annual Benefit Dinner – also the secret to a successful and inspiring fundraiser.

Organic Trade Association facilitates international trade opportunities for U.S. organic companies
March 2, 2017
Organic agriculture worldwide continues to set new records, with global sales reaching more than 80 billion U.S. dollars a year and the United States still leading as the largest organic market, attendees learned at BioFach 2017, the latest iteration of the largest organic trade fair for food in the world held in February in Nuremberg, Germany.
 
Organic stakeholders throughout the country spell out top priorities
February 27, 2017

More than 500 organic stakeholders across 45 states weighed in on issues they see as critical to the organic sector as part of a comprehensive farm bill survey conducted by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) in the lead up to Congress beginning debate on the 2018 Farm Bill.

NPR’s “The Secret Ingredient” will live-tape episode at dinner on latest organic science
February 14, 2017
The latest science on the environmental and health benefits of organic food and farming will literally take center stage on March 9 at The Organic Center’s 14th Annual Benefit Dinner in conjunction with Natural Products Expo West.
 
OTA applauds USDA's move after leading the drive for the trailblazing initiative
January 17, 2017
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday announced it is seeking public comments to a proposal for a nationwide research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) hailed the action as a significant step that will advance the growing organic sector and have important and long-lasting benefits for organic farmers, businesses and consumers alike.
Groundbreaking program to be based on OTA-developed standards
January 11, 2017

Today, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help guide farmers transitioning into certified organic agricultural production.

Ten New Year’s Resolutions from The Organic Center
December 29, 2016
2016 saw organic become a bigger part of our daily lives than ever. We are not just eating organic, we’re living organic.

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