Guest post by David Douds, Research Microbiologist at USDA Agricultural Research Service in Wyndmoor PA. If you have questions pertaining to this article, please contact author.
A top official from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency took to the road this week to get feedback from farmers in Pennsylvania on how new enhancements to federal crop insurance are helping organic producers.
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 Susan A. Schneider, Director of LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law at Arkansas School of law and contributor to the Agricultural Law blog. Earlier this year the USDA finalized the regulations for a new “microloan” program that will … Continued