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OTA Meeting Features USDA Secretary, Record Board Election Turnout

Washington, D.C.—USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack kicked off the Annual Membership Meeting of the Organic Trade Association (OTA), according to a press release, laying out...

OTA Asks Court to Reinstate Animal Welfare Standards

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced that it has asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to immediately vacate the...
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COVID-19 Drove Organic Sales in 2020, According to 2020 OTA Industry Survey

Washington, D.C.—U.S. organic sales jumped a record 12.4% in 2020, hitting $61.9 billion, according to the 2021 Organic Industry Survey released by the Organic...

OTA Issues Statement on Biden’s USDA Pick; Releases Memo to Biden-Harris Transition Team

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) issued a statement regarding the reported choice Tom Vilsack as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under President-elect Joe Biden....

USDA 2019 Organic Survey Shows Gains; OTA Calls for More Support

Washington, D.C.—The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has released the results of the 2019 Organic Survey, which show total sales of $9.93 billion...

OTA Hosting Virtual Fly-In on Climate Change

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced efforts to host a Congressional fly-in to address climate change, which will take place over a two-week...

OTA Releases Blueprint for Advancing Organic in Climate Change Policy

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has unveiled a major report on organic and its ability to mitigate climate change, according to a press...

USDA Recognizes OTA’s Fraud Prevention Solutions

Washington, D.C.—USDA has recognized the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA) Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions as an example of an effective private initiative for preventing fraud,...

Rodale Institute Announces 2020 Organic Pioneer Award Recipients

Kutztown, PA—Organic rice producer Lundberg Family Farms, biologist Dr. Tyrone Hayes, and former Organic Trade Association (OTA) Executive Director Katherine DiMatteo will be honored by...

OTA Selects Member of the Year

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has honored all of its members with its Member of the Year Award, according to a press release,...