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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,...

Total Organic Sales Up 5%, Finds OTA

Washington, D.C.—Organic food is proving to be the food of choice for shoppers stuck at home, according to a press release from the Organic...

OTA Receives Funding from USDA

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has received nearly $3 million from USDA, according to a press release. On Thursday, USDA announced the award of...

OTA Urges Implementation of Origin of Livestock Final Rule

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) on Monday urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to “move expeditiously” to implement a final rule to clarify...