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Dr Jacqueline Rowarth is an adjunct professor at the University of Lincoln and a farmer-elected director on the boards of DairyNZ and Ravensdown. OPINION: Globalization means that an important event in one country has ramifications in others. Drought, floods, fires, pests and plague – the effects on food prices are felt everywhere and food insecurity […]

Andhra Government Establishes Organic Pr...

Express press service VIJAYAWADA: Establishment of Andhra Pradesh State Organic Certification Authority wing in the state is seen as another step towards encouraging organic farming and creating a market stable for organic farmers. With no government organic certification agencies in the state, farmer groups growing organic crops, those involved in organic processing, traders and customers […]

Organic food labels prevent biotechnolog...

“I’m tearing my hair out and wishing for a time machine.” Patty Lovera could be talking about a million different things in the world right now, but in this case she’s referring to something near and dear to her profession: what it means to label food as “organic.” The policy director of the Organic Farmers […]

The organic farming caravan of farmers s...

A 3-day organic farming caravan, aimed at strengthening and energizing organic farming practices, will begin today. Organized by Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Uganda and the Knowledge Center for Organic Agriculture in East Africa (KHEA), the event will be held under the theme, Sharing knowledge and l experience of organic farming. Speaking to reporters […]

The benefits of organic farming |

Modern consumers have more choices than ever. Whether shopping for appliances, books, clothing, or one of the myriad necessities of daily life, consumers have a multitude of products to choose from. An abundance of options are also available at the grocery store. This is especially true in the produce aisle, where many stores have expanded […]

POV: The Messy “Non-Organic” Reality of

I am a strong believer in consumer choice. While I don’t agree with every choice a consumer makes, it is important that they have the right to make informed decisions. However, the problem is that many people miss the “informed” part of the decision-making process. In today’s world, it’s so easy to get swayed by […]

U.S. Organic Food Market Maintains Robus...

New Delhi, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The US organic food market is growing at a high CAGR owing to growing consumer health awareness. Additionally, growing concern over the environmental impact of conventional agriculture due to heavy use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, and other substances is driving the market forward… A recent study conducted […]

United States Organic Food Market Mainta...

New Delhi, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The US organic food market is growing at a high CAGR owing to growing consumer health awareness. Additionally, growing concern over the environmental impact of conventional agriculture due to heavy use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, and other substances is driving the market forward… A recent study conducted […]

Stable prices for organic food products ...

Prices for organic foods are now more stable than those for foods produced using conventional agriculture, according to an organic farmer in Tayabas, Quezon. Alicia Valdoria, organic farmer from Tayabas, Quezon, told a briefing in Tugon Kabuhayan on Monday, November 29, that although organic food products are more expensive, their prices are much more stable […]

These are the organic products of 2022

Did you know that at Weinviertel Peanuts to grow? or that of Seewinkel Ginger Is he growing up? And all this in Organic quality? No? So you should read now, because both Burgenland organic ginger as good as Organic Peanut Butter from Lower Austria are among the products that Vital Austria In collaboration with Biorama […]

Organic rejection of modernity

The rapid advances in technology have enriched our daily lives. We can take photos and videos with a cell phone, we can surf the Internet, organs can be transplanted, genetic engineering can be used to develop vaccines, while wind turbines and solar panels are changing the way we produce. electricity, 5G will revolutionize telecommunications, streaming […]

State of Organic Agriculture: A Global P...

By Prof. GC Samaraweera and PNMM Wijerathna, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna Organic farming refers to farming methods that combine traditional farming methods with modern farming technologies. He has always used rotation crops, naturally controlling pests, diversifying crops and livestock, and improving the soil with additions of compost and animal and green manures. Looking […]

5 @ 5: Turkey shortage? | Organic food...

Is there a Thanksgiving turkey shortage? Investigation Getting a turkey for Thanksgiving this year will be harder and more expensive than usual. According to the USDA, frozen turkey stocks are 24% below their three-year average volumes and turkey production is down from the year-on-average; the agency also found that wholesale prices for frozen whole turkeys […]

“Stop APEDA from accrediting certificati

Four European Union (EU) organizations that deal with organic products have asked the EU Committee on Organic Production to prevent the Agricultural and Processed Food Export Development Authority (APEDA) from accrediting agencies certifying exports of organic products from India to the Union. They also called on the EU to remove India from the list of […]

Five MoUs signed to support the organic ...

RIYAD – The Saudi Society for Organic Agriculture on Thursday signed five memoranda of understanding with several private sector companies and cooperative societies. Minister of the Environment, Water and Agriculture Ing. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli and Dr Fahd Balghunaim, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Society for Organic Agriculture, were present at […]

Organic foods can help with climate chan...

Kathleen Merrigan, Arizona State University President Joe Biden called for a whole-of-government response to climate change that seeks solutions and opportunities across all sectors of the US economy. This includes agriculture, which emits over 600 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent each year, more than the total national emissions of the UK, Australia, France […]

Indian organic food market to experience...

“Organic crops are grown using only natural manure made up of fruit and vegetable waste or cow dung. “ Spices refer to food supplements used to flavor, color or preserve foods. These are produced by refining a wide range of aromatic seeds, dried fruits, vegetables, etc. Spices add exquisite aroma, texture and taste to food. […]

An expert advocates the promotion of org...

The Association of Organic Farmers of Nigeria, Ebonyi State Chapter, called for promoting the organic farming system for better health and environmental benefits in the state. Ezekiel Igboji, the state coordinator of the association, made the appeal Tuesday in an interview with the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) in Abakaliki. Mr Igboji said awareness of organic […]

An expert advocates the promotion of org...

The Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria, Ebonyi Chapter, called on stakeholders to promote the organic farming system for better health and environmental benefits in the state. Mr. Ezekiel Igboji, State Coordinator of the association made the call on Tuesday, in an interview with the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) in Abakaliki. Igboji noted that […]

The mainstream of organic food, but ther...

Organic food was once considered a niche category for health nuts and hippies, but today it’s a routine choice for millions of Americans. For years after the passage of the Organic Food Production Act 1990, which established national organic standards, consumers had to look for organic products at food cooperatives and farmers’ markets. Today, more […]

Is tillage a problem for organic farming...

Is tillage a problem for organic farming? Tim hammerich Journalist It’s time for your report on the Farm of the Future. I am Tim Hammerich. Certified organic farmers often have to incorporate tillage to compensate for chemical tools they are not allowed to use. Does this mean that organic farming is not compatible with building […]

The organic food industry has expressed ...

OF&G (Organic Farmers & Growers) has expressed unease over Defra’s announcement to allow new gene-editing (GE) technologies in the UK, thereby overturning existing EU legislation. As a UK organic certification body, OF&G would welcome any measure that guarantees benefits for “food security, climate change and biodiversity loss,” as Environment Secretary George Eustice has pointed out. […]

Organic meat products market driven by g...

Global Organic Meat Products Market Report 2021: Growth and Change Linked to COVID-19 Global Organic Meat Products Market Report 2021 The Business Research Company Global Organic Meat Products Market Report 2021 – COVID-19 Growth and Change LONDON, GREATER LONDON, United Kingdom, September 25, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – The increasing inclination of consumers towards organic products is […]

Celebrate European organic food with the...

Image: Wikimedia The EU has decided to celebrate European organic food with the launch of EU Organic Day. European Organic Day will be celebrated on September 23 of each year. The new initiative is designed to showcase and promote organic products grown in the European space. Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski said: “Today we celebrate organic […]

Organic farming policy to improve food s...

The Minister of National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam, said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy should be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for the local population, in more to exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on “Building a political […]

The government will consult stakeholders...

ISLAMABAD: Minister of National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam said the national organic farming policy will be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for local people, in addition to ” exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on Tuesday on “Building a political ecosystem […]

Organic farming policy to improve food s...

The Minister of National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam, said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy should be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for the local population, by more to exploit the export potential of organic food. Addressing a workshop on “Building a political […]

The government will develop an organic f...

ISLAMABAD – The Minister of National Food Security and Research, Syed Fakhar Imam, said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy will be developed in consultation with all stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for the local population, in addition to exploiting the export potential of organic foods. Addressing a workshop on “Building […]

Organic farming policy to be finalized f...

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – September 21, 2021): National Food Security and Research Minister Syed Fakhar Imam said on Tuesday that the national organic farming policy should be developed in consultation with all parties stakeholders to ensure safe and healthy food for the local population in addition to exploiting the export potential of […]

The benefits of organic farming | Agric...

Modern consumers have more choices than ever before. Whether they are buying appliances, books, clothing, or one of the myriad daily necessities, consumers have a plethora of products to choose from. An abundance of options is also available at the grocery store. This is especially true in the fresh produce aisle, where many stores have […]

It’s organic September, but is organic f

A potential problem here is the so-called “cocktail effect” – the mixing of different pesticides. Pesticides are tested individually, Percival says, and the combination could “interact in unpredictable ways, it could have adverse health effects.” We do not know yet. The fact that several pesticides, once considered safe, have since been banned does not inspire […]

United States: the Organic Center launch...

The Organic Center Partners with USDA’s Economic Research Service; California State University, Fresno; and Purdue University on a free virtual lecture series and hackathon examining technology to solve complex problems in organic farming. Because organic farmers are prohibited from using common conventional materials such as most pesticides and synthetic fertilizers, the tools available to address […]

Organic farming: can it feed the world? ...

It costs tens of millions of dollars and takes many years to develop a genetically modified (GMO) plant variety. In areas where we need to solve hunger and poverty, that money would be spent much more productively on training, research and development in organic agriculture. Organic farming methods are often accused of being unsustainable and […]

Organic food has room to grow

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Organic food was once considered a niche category for health nuts and hippies, but today it’s a routine choice for millions of Americans. For years after the passage of the Organic Food Production Act of 1990, which established national […]

Organic food has become mainstream but s...

CC BY-ND Organic food was once considered a niche category for health nuts and hippies, but today it’s a routine choice for millions of Americans. For years after the passage of the Organic Food Production Act 1990, which established national organic standards, consumers had to look for organic products at food cooperatives and farmers’ markets. […]

Sales of organic products soar during th...

By Ching Lee Home cooking during the pandemic has boosted overall organic sales in California and the United States As people worked from home and ventured out less often, the market for organic products jumped more than 12% to nearly $62 billion in 2020, according to an annual survey conducted by the Organic Trade Association. […]

Sales of organic products soar during th...

By Ching Lee Home cooking during pandemic increased overall sales of organic products in California and the United States As people worked from home and ventured out less often, the organic market jumped more than 12% to nearly $ 62 billion in 2020, according to an annual survey by the Organic Trade Association. Highlights from […]

Organic food and beautiful body

Organic food is clearly healthier for the planet because it supports a food system that keeps synthetic fertilizers and pesticides out. Organic farming promotes a better biodiverse ecosystem that pays equal attention to preserving natural waterways, healthier soils, cleaner air, denser wildlife, better farm workers, and a balanced climate. Remember that eating organic foods increases […]

Haryana 5th in the export of organic pro...

Bhartesh Singh Thakur Tribune press service Chandigarh, August 5 Haryana has one of the lowest acreage in certified organic farming, but is ranked fifth in the country for the export of organic products. 5,303 hectares in certified organic farming The State has 5,303 hectares in certified organic agriculture, 4,903 hectares under the National Organic Production […]

Bringing organic food closer to people

With the increase in lifestyle-related illnesses over the past decade, more and more people have become increasingly aware of the importance of healthy, chemical-free diets. To meet the demand, many farmers have turned to organic and chemical-free farming. However, consumers have often struggled to obtain genuine organic food and farmers have faced the threat of […]

Organic farming research is gaining grou...

The hot and humid climate of the southeast lends itself to the pressure of insects, weeds, and disease almost year-round, and growing is especially difficult if you’re an organic farmer. Chemical inputs are limited in organic production, requiring more emphasis on managing site-specific conditions by incorporating cultural, biological and mechanical practices. In addition, the body […]

What role should organic agriculture pla...

When it comes to feeding ourselves and the future generations that will inhabit our planet, there is little room to doubt that on a global scale we are “biting the hand that feeds us”. Eighty percent of global deforestation and 11 percent of anthropogenic carbon emissions come from agriculture, and conventional farming practices are the […]

When the pandemic drove people to grow t...

Tribune press service Amritsar, May 28 In 2019, Major Singh, 41, an electrical officer in the Merchant Navy, was skeptical of the much-advertised organic food. One of his friends in Lucknow, who used organic products, was pushing him to switch to organic food. “I never really paid attention to it. But in early 2020, just […]

“Organic” foods that fight against globa

Larissa Zimberoff BLOOMBERG – The pandemic has energized many trends that were already underway when the coronavirus hit the United States (United States) early last year. One of them was consumer demand for foods labeled “organic,” as closed restaurants and closures have forced many people to see the contents of their refrigerators in a new […]

There is a new “organic” food that fight

The pandemic has energized many trends that were already underway when the coronavirus hit the United States early last year. One of them was consumer demand for foods labeled “organic,” as closed restaurants and closures have forced many people to see the contents of their refrigerators in a new light. In fact, sales of organic […]

Earth’s Ally of Sarasota Brings Organic

Scott Allshouse grew up Sarasota-based Earth Ally from the ground. Allshouse, who is CEO and chairman of the organic gardening company, drew on his experience in the food industry working for giants like Pillsbury, Heinz and Campbell Soup. He went on to serve as CEO of the small South Florida organic snack business, Buddy Fruits, […]

What makes organic food “organic”?

Organic food is no longer a niche market. Sales of organic food products in the European Union have more than doubled over the past decade – from € 16.3 billion in 2008 to € 37.4 billion in 2018 – and demand continues to grow . However, many Europeans still do not know what “organic” really […]

Organic food ‘healthier’ says Agricultur

Organic food is ‘healthier’ than its chemically produced counterparts, EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski told reporters at an event marking the launch of the EU’s long-awaited organic action plan on Thursday 25 March. The Commissioner said that although all food on the European market is safe and subject to “strict control of the highest safety […]

Giant Co., Rodale Institute Team on Rege...

In an effort to support environmentally safe agriculture, sustainable retailing and the fight against hunger, The Giant Co. has formed a partnership with Rodale Institute, which develops regenerative organic farming solutions. “Through education, research and training, the Rodale Institute is very clearly leading the charge of transforming agriculture for the better, and we are incredibly […]

Making organic farming accessible to low...

TACOMA, Washington – The organic farming movement has emerged in response to a growing awareness of the consequences of industrial farming. Organic farming claims that organic methods such as crop rotation and organic fertilization can promote biodiversity and improve soil quality to promote healthy crop growth. Brief history of industrial agriculture Industrial agriculture began in […]

How Saritha SS is nurturing a healthy fu...

When Saritha SS started harvesting vegetables without using chemicals in 2013, no one took her seriously. Today she runs successfully Jivan Organic, an organic food retail business in Bangalore. A strong supporter of the benefits of meditation, Saritha was drawn to spirituality from a young age and used to organize free meditation camps in schools […]

How the USDA views Mexican organic foods

How does it feel to grow organic produce in Mexico? It’s not something we normally talk about. But if you are buying organic produce here in the United States, this is a question you should be asking yourself. This is because foods grown in Mexico are often found in grocery stores throughout the United States, […]

Public oral argument in a trial for hydr...

On Thursday, January 21, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California will hear arguments in the ongoing Center for Food Safety (CFS) lawsuit challenging the United States Department’s “Soilless” flaw. Agriculture (USDA) labeling that allows hydroponically grown foods to be certified organic by the USDA, although organic farming law and regulations […]

Villar welcomes enactment of organic far...

Senator Cynthia Villar expressed her gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte who enacted Republic Law (RA) 11511 on December 23, a measure that aims to strengthen organic farming in the Philippines. The legislation was primarily drafted and sponsored by Villar, chairman of the Senate Agriculture and Food Committee. Senator Cynthia Villar is spearheading the launch of […]

Duterte signs the law amending the 2010 ...

THE PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte enacted a measure to strengthen organic farming in the Philippines. Republic Law (RA) 11511, an amendment to RA 10068 or the Organic Farming Law of 2010, aims to strengthen the national organic farming program and promote the consumption of organic products by launching a campaign national awareness and consumer education. “It […]

Sales of organic farming up 31% in three...

Although still a small sector of U.S. agriculture, organic farming is booming, the USDA reported Thursday. Sales totaled $ 9.9 billion in 2019, a 31% increase in three years, and 29% of organic farmers say they plan to increase production. There are more farms and more land in organic production – 16,585 farms and 5.5 […]

Helping Canadian organic producers meet ...

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada will invest more than $ 640,000 in Canadian Organic Growers (COG) to help more Canadian consumers buy local organic products made in Canada. The announcement was made at Chelsea Market during Canada’s National Organic Week, an annual event to showcase and celebrate organic farming and products across the country. The demand […]

Opinion: Yes, organic is purer. But is ...

When you buy organic food, you are also helping to protect the planet from environmental damage, right? Peel the onion and uncover. Organic food producers do not use pesticides or synthetic fertilizers. They must follow strict federal government rules to obtain certification. Yet large agrochemical companies and seed producers argue that they advance global food […]

Why China is emerging as a leader in sus...

It is August and 38 ° C outside a greenhouse at a fruit farm on the outskirts of Nanjing, China. Inside the farm, guests taste organic grapes and peaches. Ms. Wang, who owns the farm, carefully lifts the lid of a large pot of worms. She raises thousands of them to produce organic fertilizers for […]

Demand for organic products spreads to m...

KANSAS CITY – An Anheuser-Busch commercial for organic light lager beer aired in February during Super Bowl LIV to an estimated 102 million people. The TV spot began with a call to action: “America, less than 1% of our farmland is organic, and farmers who wish to make the transition face monumental challenges. What if […]

So, is organic food really more sustaina...

So, is organic food really more sustainable? by Naomi Zimmerman |February 5, 2020 Wheat field. Photo: Hans via Wikimedia CC At Columbia, a culture of heightened environmental awareness has led to the proliferation of sustainable food options: meatless Mondays in mess halls, weekly farmers’ markets, and active student groups. I myself am heavily involved in […]

Pennsylvania State Research Projects Rec...

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa .– Three organic farming projects led by faculty members from the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences have received grants from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Funding, totaling more than $ 1.3 million, was provided through the USDA-NIFA Biological Transition Program, which supports research, education and […]

Pennsylvania State Research Projects Rec...

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa .– Three organic farming projects led by faculty members from the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences have received grants from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Funding, totaling more than $ 1.3 million, was provided through the USDA-NIFA Biological Transition Program, which supports research, education and […]

What is organic food and what does organ...

We earn commission for products purchased through certain links in this article. Do you buy organic food because you think it’s the right thing to do, but don’t really understand the ins and outs? Or, or maybe you are on the fence as to whether to change? We’ve taken a look at what organic food […]

Ambitious Strategies to Control Pests an...

Mesotunnels, like the ones pictured here, are made of nylon mesh fabric suspended from hoops placed approximately 42 inches above the ground. The management technique prevents pests from attacking crops. Photo courtesy of Mark Gleason. Bigger picture. AMES, Iowa – Fruit and vegetable growers who adopt organic farming practices are forgoing some of the tools […]

How do you know your organic food is tru...

As the organic food market grows, fruit and vegetable suppliers are under pressure to supply more, and some of them are taking shortcuts. The principles of organic farming are difficult to follow when volumes are large, trade insiders say. “Demand is growing exponentially. Retailers want volume and variety and growers are forced to use chemicals […]

Are organic foods healthier? RD Explain...

Some people think “organic” and just assume “healthier”. Others have heard that the benefits of eating organic are overstated and roll their eyes because of the higher prices. So, is eating organic really good for you? Are organic foods healthier? I get it, there are so many decisions we have to make in the grocery […]

Opinion: Organic farming can ensure food...

An organic farm in California. Courtesy of UC Davis For you and me, organic groceries are a luxury. For the children of tomorrow, organic food will be a necessity. We often hear that agricultural industrialization is the key to feeding the world. But in the face of climate change, conventional agriculture will fail us when […]

Five Facts You Should Know About Organic...

From small town farmers’ markets to grocery stores, organic produce is everywhere. People seem to love organic produce because it’s ethically grown, generally better for the earth, and healthier, right? Here are five things you need to know about organic fruits and vegetables. “Organic” labeling The Webster Dictionary the definition of organic farming is “of, […]

Good news if you buy organic food – it’s

DETROIT (AP) – U.S. buyers always pay more for organic food, but the price premium is diminishing as organic options proliferate. Last year, organic foods and beverages cost an average of 24 cents more per unit than conventional foods, about 7.5% more, according to Nielsen. This was down from a premium of 27 cents, or […]

Organic Agriculture Celebrates Major Win...

Despite strong attacks on two specific changes affecting the National Organic Standards Board, the U.S. organic industry applauds the farm bill that President Trump signed into law Dec. 20. CEO and Executive Director of the Organic Trade Association, Laura Batcha, says the challenge now is for “the USDA to ensure that the gains that organic […]

The climate change mitigation potential ...

Increasing funding for organic agriculture in the 2018 Farm Bill would sow the seeds for a sustainable future. When it comes to taking action on climate change, transitioning to renewable energy and moving away from our reliance on fossil fuels typically gets the most attention. But the food we eat and how we grow it […]

More demand for organic products in Thai...

FoodNavigator-AsiaSpoke with Walaiporn Phumirat, founder of Backyard Strawberry, an organic strawberry farm based in Chiang Rai, and Neak Tharen, founder of Natural Garden Cambodia, a wholesale company that grew and sold organic vegetables and fruits . One of the reasons for the high production costs was the need to reinvest in fertilizers, greenhouses, crop integration […]

Organic farming makes a positive differe...

Today’s American organic sector is making a positive difference for all of us and has become an integral part of our lives. Indeed, organic agriculture, regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s National Organic Program, benefits farmers and consumers, businesses of all sizes, rural and urban communities – in Michigan and across the country. Senator […]

Supporting organic farming “is really pu

Kate Mendenhall is the Director of the Organic Farmers Association (OFA), an organization sponsored by the Rodale Institute to build and support an organic farmers movement and national political platform in the United States. Mendenhall has extensive advocacy experience and is well versed in the needs of organic farmers and runs his own farm. “We […]

Steps You Can Take To Avoid Buying Fake ...

Note: This is the fifth of a NerdWallet series examine how foods that are fraudulently certified organic – and priced accordingly – can end up on grocery store shelves. Series is republished with permission. Unless you grow your own food or visit the producer yourself, there is no way to be 100 percent certain that […]

Organic food poses a significant risk to...

Everyone, it seems, is eating healthy today. The organic food market is growing and changing the way people eat, which means 3PLs and other links in the supply chain grow and change with it. CH Robinson, for example, created a unit for this reason, creating year-round solutions for a wider range of categories, including organic […]