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OTA Expands Support for Organic and Transitioning Farmers

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is expanding its support for a new “train-the-trainer” program, titled the Organic Agronomy Training Service (OATS) Project, which...

Organic Sales Climb to “Unprecedented Levels”

Washington, DC--The U.S. organic market topped the $50 billion market for the first time, climbing to an unprecedented $52.5 billion in 2018, according to...

OTA Conference to Address the Changing Face of Organic

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association's "Bold Ideas & Critical Conversations" conference, scheduled for May 22 in Washington D.C. (during Organic Week), will focus on how...

OTA Offering Webinar on Organic Fraud Prevention

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is offering a webinar on organic fraud prevention on Thursday April 11, from 1 to 2pm. The program...

Court Advances OTA’s Lawsuit Against USDA

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Organic Trade Association (OTA) has presented solid arguments that the U.S....

Organic Farmers Head to DC to Meet Lawmakers

Washington, D.C.--Members of the Organic Trade Association’s Farmers Advisory Council are heading to Washington to meet with members of Congress on February 5-6. Twenty-two farmers from...

Congress Passes Farm Bill

Washington, D.C.—Congress has passed an $867 million farm bill with bipartisan support. The Senate passed the bill with an 87 to 13 vote; the...

Organic Trade Association Launching New Fraud Deterrence Program

Washington, D.C. - The Organic Trade Association (OTA) wants to prevent and detect fraud in the global organic industry. A year in the making, the OTA...

Organic Sales in U.S. Hit New Record in 2017; Produce Tops Category

Washington, D.C. - Organic sales in the U.S. hit a new record of $49.4 billion in 2017, up 6.4 percent from the previous year and...

Animal Groups Join OTA Suit Against USDA

Washington, D.C. - Two major animal rights groups have joined the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA) court battle against the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) failure...

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