The Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help guide farmers transitioning into certified organic agricultural production.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced a significant increase in the number of certified organic operations, continuing the trend of double digit growth in the organic sector. According to new data, there are now 21,781 certified organic operations … Continued
By Melody Meyer, Vice President of Policy and Industry Relations, United Natural Foods Incorporated (UNFI) The media has been abuzz with news of the government shutdown and the blame game is exuberant on both sides of the aisle. In 2011, … Continued