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.
Guest post by Elizabeth Kucinich, Rodale Institute Board of Directors Member, Documentary Producer, Coventry University Professor, and Advocacy, Policy & Campaigns Consultant. Originally written and published for The Hill.
By Gladis Zinati, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist Compost is a typical nutrient amendment used in small-scale agriculture, while large scale, mono-crop agriculture often is dependent on synthetic N-P-K fertilizers. Dan Hunsicker, a non-organic corn grower in Berks County, Pennsylvania, grows continuous corn … Continued