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Apr 23, 2015, 11:11 ET OTA welcomes organic pioneer Tilth Producers to Farmers Advisory Council

For forty years, Tilth Producers of Washington has been educating and advocating for organic farmers. Committed to policies from its beginning in...


Apr 15, 2015, 09:05 ET Benchmark study yields key insights into global organic food trade

 A landmark study on the trade flow of organic food products across the borders of the United States reveals that a robust global appetite for...


Apr 15, 2015, 09:02 ET U.S. consumers across the country devour record amount of organic in 2014

Throughout America, folks can't get enough of organic. From the Atlantic Seaboard to the Pacific Coast, from Detroit to Houston, households of all...


Feb 12, 2015, 15:57 ET Organic Trade Association showcases U.S. organic at international trade show

 German Food and Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt wandered over to the Organic Trade Association's (OTA's) spacious display area at this...


Feb 09, 2015, 14:44 ET U.S organic cotton acreage seen highest in almost 20 years

 Despite grappling with tight seed supplies, persistent weeds and a shortage of seasonal labor, U.S. organic cotton growers are...


Aug 07, 2014, 10:37 ET Three organic visionaries to receive 2014 Organic Leadership Awards

A pioneer and tireless teacher of the organic way for more than 40 years, an organic farmer dedicated to making his farming operation a compelling...


Dec 31, 2013, 11:53 ET Resolve to go organic in 2014

The Organic Center's 10 New Year's Resolutions to last a lifetime What is a New Year's Resolution you can make today that can last a...


Dec 11, 2013, 17:03 ET FDA starts process to cut back antibiotic overuse in livestock

Organic offers clear choice, now, for those seeking foods produced without antibiotics  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today...


Dec 03, 2013, 14:40 ET The Science and Value of Organic

Eating Organic for a Family of Four for $25/Day or Less – 7 Helpful Tips + 3 Great Recipes Think a family on a budget can't eat all...