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Organic Trade Association and The Organic Center sharing insights, science and more
February 28, 2023

What are the critical issues facing the U.S. organic sector? Is the Organic label still the gold standard for consumers seeking the best food choices for their families? Where are the hot spots for American organic in the global markets? What kind of cutting-edge science projects are underway to help organic thrive?

Organic Trade Association CEO delves into anti-fraud rules at USDA Ag Outlook
February 15, 2023

How do the government’s new regulations to stop fraud in the organic supply chain measure up? What will be the impact for organic producers, organic brands, and organic consumers? Organic Trade Association (OTA) CEO Tom Chapman will answer these questions and more next week at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 2023 Agricultural Outlook Forum. 

OTA puts forth forward-looking and innovative agenda for organic
February 7, 2023

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) on Wednesday called for a new Farm Bill that recognizes the integral role the $63 billion U.S. organic sector plays in today’s American agriculture. The association, in announcing its platform for the 2023 Farm Bill, outlined policies to support the growth and success of organic agriculture into the next decade and beyond. 

January 26, 2023

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is pleased to announce that two premier farmer-governed organic associations – the Florida Organic Growers (FOG) and the Organic Association of Kentucky (OAK) – have joined its Farmers Advisory Council.  

January 23, 2023

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) welcomes the creation by the U.S.

January 18, 2023

The Organic Trade Association applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Organic Program (NOP) for its major accomplishment in making the Strengthening Organic Enforcement Rule (SOE) a reality.

January 17, 2023

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is pleased to announce that Peter Mihalick has joined the association as its Senior Director of Government Affairs.

USDA awards OTA $1 million-plus in 2023 Market Access Program fund
December 5, 2022

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is pleased to announce it has received a record level of funding of more than $1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Program (MAP) to promote U.S. organic products around the world in 2023.

Organic Trade Association – and thousands more – urge swift implementation of new animal welfare standards
November 15, 2022

The Organic Trade Association, along with thousands of organic stakeholders and consumers,  urged the U.S.

October 7, 2022

The Organic Trade Association strongly objects to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 30-day extension of the public comment period for the proposed rule on the Organic Livestock and Poultr