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Farmers Oppose USDA Dialogue on Gene-Editing Organic Ag

Kutztown, PA—The Organic Farmers Association (OFA) delivered a letter of opposition to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, according to a press release, in response to...

Natural Disasters Threaten Agriculture

Three wildfires burning through California have scorched more than 210,000 acres across the state combined, destroyed thousands of homes and structures and forced thousands...

Farm Bill Passes Senate Agriculture Committee

The Farm Bill has passed the Senate Agriculture Committee with a 20-1 vote, with Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) being the sole "no" vote after...

GMOs Then and Now

Genetically modified organisms and foods were first developed forty years ago when a soil microbe called Agrobacterium tumefaciens was used to transfer foreign genes...

Sen. McConnell Introduces Bill to Legalize Hemp

Washington, D.C. - As expected, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has introduced legislation that would remove hemp from the list of controlled...
Monsanto Bayer

Bayer-Monsanto Deal Said to Clear U.S. Justice Hurdles

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will allow Bayer AG to acquire Monsanto for more than $60 billion once the companies sell off some assets,...

Regeneration International

In response to the decision of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) to certify hydroponic crops and sanction "taking the soil out of organics"...

The Organic Way

In a study by the Organic Produce Network and Nielsen, it was shown that sales of organic fresh produce items reached almost $5 billion...

Sabinsa Commits to 10-Year Forestation Plan to Save Tree Species

East Windsor, NJ – The Sami-Sabinsa Group has long been involved with sustainable agricultural practices.  As stewards of traditional Indian herbs, the company wants...

Understanding the New Regenerative Organic Certification

Anaheim, CA — This year’s Natural Products Expo West saw a good deal of discussion on agriculture, particularly the future of the USDA Organic...

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