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Country's largest organic farming event sees record-breaking attendance
February 29, 2016 (La Crosse, WI) More than 3,600 people attended the 27th MOSES Organic Farming Conference last weekend in La Crosse, Wis.
by Audrey Alwell
Food From Family Farms STARS at FARM AID 30
CHICAGO — Farm Aid 30, at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Sept. 19, will bring together an all-star lineup and more than 26,000 fans to shine a spotlight on good food and family farmers.
Long-time leader announces plans to leave organic farming organization
Nov. 10, 2015 - SPRING VALLEY, WIS – Faye Jones, head of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), announced today she will resign from the organization next spring.
by Audrey Alwell
Reclaiming Spaces; One Farmers Market at a Time
Consumer demand for local food is driving the expansion of farmers markets into places of all shapes, sizes, and locations.
by Lindsay Buchannan
OFRF Research Grant Helps Breeders Develop Sweeter Organic-Friendly Corn
As part of its spring 2014 grants cycle, the Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) provided a research grant of $9,490 to farmer and plant breeder Jonathan Spero of Lupine Knoll Farm in Southern Oregon
by Brise Tencer
USDA Announces Funding to Assist with Organic Certification Costs
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced today that approximately $11.9 million in organic certification assistance ...
Pasture-Raised Eggs Meet Space Requirements of California's Proposition 2
California's new egg law incrementally improves the living conditions for caged hens causing prices to rise for the same quality egg.
by Mike Badger
Viroqua, WI - Meat Processor Open for Business
Driftless Meats and More, Viroqua, WI, is up and running with their slaughter and fabrication processes, and working towards opening their retail store on Wednesday October 29th.
by Elena Byrne
15th Annual National Farmers Market Week
Farmers markets connect and unite people living in urban and rural environments, provide access to fresh, healthy and delicious foods, and—best of all—put a face to the farmers and ranchers
by Anne L. Alonzo
Does organic farming foster biodiversity? The answer is yes ...
Does organic farming foster biodiversity? The answer is yes, however, the number of habitats on the land plays an important role alongside the type and intensity of farming practices.
by Technische Universität München
Six-part series will focus on small-acreage horticulture
A six-part interactive web-based video series on topics for for small-acreage producers will be presented from February through December at two separate locations in Austin.
by Paul Schattenberg
FREE Webinar on NOP Organic Integrity - December 9, 2-3 PM
On Tuesday December 9, 2014, from 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time, the AMS National Organic Program (NOP) and Information Technology Service (ITS) will host an interactive webinar
"True Food" and True Fun in Minneapolis
What a day! The Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS) third annual Farm to School Community BBQ took place under bright blue skies on a crisp early autumn day.
by Deborah Kane - National Director
Peer Review; ANSI Assesses NOP
A critical part of the National Organic Program’s (NOP) mission is to accredit and oversee the work of third party accredited certifying agents (certifiers).


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