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A climate change solution beneath our feet

[fa icon="calendar'] May 25, 2017 10:16:30 AM / by Lydia Henshaw posted in Soil

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There’s too much carbon in the atmosphere and not enough in the ground where it’s useful. Healthy soil can help flip the picture. Read more >>

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Organic Livestock Rule Has Uncertain Future After Second Delay

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2017 3:56:43 PM / by Lydia Henshaw posted in AMS, LiveStock

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The Agriculture Department is again pushing back implementation of an Obama-era rule tightening living standards for organic poultry and livestock, asking the public whether the USDA should move forward with the regulations at all. Read more >>

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[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2017 5:37:58 PM / by Reyven Charlton posted in What we're reading this week.

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Taking the biscut! Self-styled organic food guru Prince Charles reveals he has persuaded Waitrose to introduces an oatake with SEAWEED

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Prince Charles has convinced Waitrose to put seaweed in an oat biscuit. The biscuit are selling for £2.29. 

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2017 7:38:00 PM / by Reyven Charlton posted in What we're reading this week.

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Digital shift may boost EU organic meat imports

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Organicmeatimportersmaybeboostedbydigitalcertificationsystem, which theEuropeanCommissionsayswillmaketheEU "agloballeaderintraceability" andthecollectionofreliableorganictradedata

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2017 6:30:49 PM / by Reyven Charlton posted in What we're reading this week.

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USDA reports preview: Confounded Demand

kitcradio

Forthefinaltime, 2016-17domesticendingstockswill playaprominentroleinUSDA'smonthlyreports.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2017 2:13:25 PM / by Reyven Charlton posted in What we're reading this week.

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Clover swards drive organic milk output on Co. Derry organic farm

Agriland

AcombinationofdifferentcloversingrazingandsilageswardsishelpingaCo.Derryorganicmilkproducersecurehistotalproteinrequirementsfromhome-grownsources

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 28, 2017 7:18:13 PM / by Reyven Charlton posted in What we're reading this week.

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Study: Organic food in 82%of U.S. households

Foodbusinessnews

ANielsensurveyrevealedorganicitemswerefoundonthe shelvesofkitchencupboardsandintherefrigeratorsof82.3% ofAmerican householdsin2016, theWashington-basedOrganicTradeAssociationsaid March23.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 22, 2017 12:57:48 PM / by Reyven Charlton posted in What we're reading this week.

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Business community has to stand up for organics

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The Organic business leaders will show the Trump administration and congress that they stand behind the Agriculture Department's National Organic Program.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 14, 2017 10:01:27 PM / by Reyven Charlton posted in What we're reading this week.

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USDA seeking wetland restoration project proposals

Wisconsin Ag Connection

The USDA is investing $ 15 million to restore critical wetlands on agriculture lands.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 7, 2017 5:48:07 PM / by Reyven Charlton posted in What we're reading this week.

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Biodynamic farming is on the rise- and this California farm is embracing it 

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Apricot Lane Farms is a part of the growing movement of Biodynamic farming. According to the  NOP to be certified biodynamic means it's met the requirements of organic with additional measurements.

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