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Can Organic Farming Reverse Climate Change?

In light of recent political decisions to withdraw the nation from global efforts to address climate change, reverting to mother nature may be the...
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New Spending Bill Allocates Funding to Promote GMOs

Washington, D.C. — An article in the Washington Post reports that as part of the spending bill passed by Congress this week to avoid...

Glyphosate And Your Health

In recent years, the World Health Organization classified glyphosate (the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup) as a probable carcinogenic. This statement was backed...

“A New Vision for Iowa Food and Agriculture” by Francis Thicke, PhD

Increasing consumer interest in food purity, ecology and environmental protection support the ongoing timeliness of Frances Thicke's book "A New Vision for Iowa Food...

OTA and USDA Partner for Organic Transitional Oversight Program

Washington, D.C. — The Organic Trade Organization (OTA) has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that is meant to...

New Label for Mountain-Grown Products

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has created a Mountain Partnership Product label for products grown in remote mountainous regions, says a...
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Sustainability Through Organic Agriculture

Baltimore, MD—At Expo East, The Organic Center hosted an education session titled, “Environmental Benefits of Organic Agriculture” in which Tracy Misiewicz, associate director of...
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Compromise on National GMO Labeling Reached

Washington, D.C.—Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Pat Roberts (R-KS), the Committee Chairman, reached...
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General Mills Partners with Organic Valley

Minneapolis, MN—General Mills announced last week that it entered into a strategic sourcing partnership with Organic Valley, the largest U.S. organic cooperative. This partnership...