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Is switching to 100% organic food produc...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Baurs facilitates visit of Swiss experts...

[ad_1] Baurs MD/CEO Rolf Blaser and Deputy MD/Director Agriculture Janaka Gunasekera with a team of experts at the Ministry of Agriculture In its ongoing efforts to share scientific and practical solutions for successful conversion from conventional to organic farming, A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd, also known as […]

Does the battle over what qualifies as “

[ad_1] Few things annoy food and agriculture people more than talking about what constitutes organic and genetically modified foods. Most people have no idea what these labels or terms mean (that, of course, didn’t stop Americans from spending $56 billion on organics in 2020). The federal government awards the organic label to foods grown and […]

Spending by Spaniards on organic product...

[ad_1] The Ministry of Agriculture presented its analysis on organic production in 2020, showing how the sector continues its process of intense growth and configures itself as an important area of ​​differentiated consumption within the Spanish food system. Spanish consumer spending on organic products reached €2.5 billion in 2020, an increase of 7% compared to […]

Is organic food REALLY healthier?

[ad_1] Many people now believe that organic foods are safer, healthier and tastier than regular foods. Others say it’s better for the environment and improves animal welfare. You can pay up to 200% more for an organic label, but is that all hype? It’s easy to see how organic is perceived as healthier – the […]

Spain is the leading producer of organic...

[ad_1] According to the latest annual report on organic production in Spain carried out by Ecovalia, the world devoted 72,285,656 hectares to organic production in 2019, i.e. 1.6% more than the previous year. Of this total, Australia has nearly 36 million hectares dedicated to these products, followed by Argentina with 3.67 million hectares and Spain […]

Spending on organic products increased b...

[ad_1] The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food published the Analysis of the characterization and projection of Spanish organic production in 2020, which documents the intense growth of the production area of ​​this sector, its number of operators and the consumption of organic products in the country. In 2020, consumption of organic products in Spain […]

70% of Nigerian farmers do not yet pract...

[ad_1] The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said that around seventy percent of Nigerian farmers do not yet practice organic farming. Dr Abubakar said that true organic produce remains a certified production method that is not yet widely understood by Nigerian farmers, adding that its practice in an organized manner is still new to […]

Center strives to establish laboratories...

[ad_1] ANAND: Union cooperation and Interior Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday that the Center is working to establish laboratories to audit land and certify organic products “so that farmers get more prices.” Addressing the National Agribusiness and Food Processing Summit, Shah said, “We are trying to establish a laboratory in the country that will […]

Consumption of organic food significantl...

[ad_1] Consumers in EU countries spend significantly more on organic food than those in Serbia. Serbian news portal AgroNews reported that in Europe the average consumption in this category is around € 50 per capita, while in some countries, such as the Netherlands, it can reach € 300. In Serbia, the average consumption of organic […]

“End the supervision by APEDA of certifi

[ad_1] The US-based Alliance for Organic Integrity (AOI), which brings together key players in the organic sector, has suggested that the European Committee for Organic Production withdraw its approval to the Processed Food Export Development Authority and agricultural (APEDA) to supervise organic products export certification bodies or agencies (CBs). In feedback on organic farming – […]

Organic rejection of modernity

[ad_1] 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, […]

“Stop APEDA from accrediting certificati

[ad_1] 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 […]

Spain still lags far behind Europe in or...

[ad_1] Spain is the first European producer of organic products in terms of area and the third largest producer of these products in the world. However, the consumption of certified organic products in Spain only represents 2.4% of the country’s total food market. This is still far from the European average and from the leading […]

Organic foods can help with climate chan...

[ad_1] 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, […]

The first digital marketplace for organi...

[ad_1] In the coming days, Sekai, the first digital marketplace for organic products will be officially launched in Spain. This digital space specializing in the marketing of organic products will target professionals, SMEs and large companies from all over the world, with a particular focus on Spanish companies. Sekai targets both physical businesses without an […]

Uganda’s organic food value chain – from

[ad_1] Shares Uganda’s processing plant outside the capital Kampala. The global organic food market is expected to grow 14.59% annually to reach $ 368.94 billion by 2026, according to a Reportlinker report. Tapping into this market presents significant opportunities for agribusiness companies who can put in place the right systems and support to meet this […]

Baus shares short-term solutions for org...

[ad_1] A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd., widely known as Baurs, a diverse business group and one of the pioneers of agriculture in Sri Lanka, recently shared key ideas and solutions preliminary steps for the country’s agricultural industry to successfully master the conversion from conventional to organic, supported by scientific evidence and sound knowledge drawn […]

APEDA takes many initiatives to stimulat...

[ad_1] The Agricultural and Processed Food Export Development Authority (APEDA) has taken several key initiatives to sensitize producers, exporters, state government officials and other stakeholders to harness the export potential of the products. organic products and the requirements of the National Organic Production Program (NPOP). This is part of APEDA’s efforts to boost the export […]

Celebrate European organic food with the...

[ad_1] 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 farming policy to improve food s...

[ad_1] 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 […]

The government will consult stakeholders...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Organic farming policy to improve food s...

[ad_1] 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 […]

The government will develop an organic f...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Organic farming policy to be finalized f...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Organic products: Transition in trade fo...

[ad_1] India is a treasure trove of biodiversity and has been home to several field and horticultural crops encompassing an astonishing diversity of taste, nutrition, pest resistance and, especially in this era of climate change and natural disasters, adaptability to a range of conditions. The complexity of soils, topography and climate has created an exceptional […]

Sales of organic products soar during th...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Sales of organic products soar during th...

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

Why the Japanese government is pushing o...

[ad_1] By 2050, the government has pledged to meet various sustainability commitments as part of its new national strategy for sustainable food systems, including a 50% reduction in the use of chemical pesticides, a 30% reduction the use of chemical fertilizers and an increase of at least 30% in the productivity of food manufacturing. . […]

EU agriculture ministers support more or...

[ad_1] EU agriculture ministers gave the green light to the EU’s organic action plan on Monday, July 19, but warned that measures must be taken to ensure that supply matches demand, including through public procurement programs for schools and public canteens. The action plan aims to provide a clear roadmap to achieve the ambitious goal […]

The incomparable advantages of organic f...

[ad_1] Organic farming is a system that completely or largely avoids the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or genetically modified organisms. Organic farming is based on crop rotation, use of crop residues, animal excretion and off-farm organic waste. Organic methods used in agriculture can increase productivity, repair environmental damage, and protect nature in the long […]

The incomparable advantages of organic f...

[ad_1] Organic farming is a system that completely avoids or largely excludes the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or genetically modified organisms. Organic farming is based on crop rotation, use of crop residues, animal excretion and off-farm organic waste. Organic methods used in agriculture can increase productivity, repair environmental damage and protect nature in the […]

Organic farming research is gaining grou...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Optimistic news about the growth of the ...

[ad_1] Caesar Revoredo-Giha and Adelina Gschwandtner analyze the data and find that in the case of organic meats, higher prices may explain the increase in sales, as quantities have decreased. For them, if the UK wants to promote the growth of the organic sector, it must develop its supply chain, simultaneously increasing demand and supply. […]

India starts exporting organic products ...

[ad_1] To boost organic exports, a 10.2 MT batch of value-added certified organic gluten-free jackfruit powder and retort-packed jackfruit cubes were exported to Germany from Bengaluru on Tuesday by sea. “From Bangalore to Berlin: to stimulate the export of organic products, a batch of 10.2 tonnes of processed and certified organic jackfruit was exported from […]

Saudis crack down on sale of fake organi...

[ad_1] Organic food. For illustrative purposes only. Image Credit: Shutterstock Abu Dhabi: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has urged producers of organic products to obtain their QR code, which makes it possible to trace the origin of their products for consumers, local media reported. Saudi Arabia has introduced origin traceability for all […]

Everything you need to know about organi...

[ad_1] Our editorial team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you also like them and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Prices were correct at time of publication. YahooSGShopping You may have heard advocates extol the multiple benefits of […]

Exports of organic products have increas...

[ad_1] India’s organic product exports increased by 51% to a record $1.04 billion in the fiscal year 2020-21 from the previous fiscal year. The increase came after organic shipments fell 9% to $689 million in 2019-20 from $757 in 2018-19. “2019-2020 exports were affected by the Covid pandemic. So far, exports of organic products have […]

Exports of organic products have increas...

[ad_1] India’s organic exports increased 51% to a record $ 1.04 billion in fiscal year 2020-2021 compared to the previous fiscal year. The increase came after organics shipments fell nine percent to $ 689 million in 2019-20, from $ 757 in 2018-19. “Exports in 2019-2020 were affected by the Covid pandemic. Until then, exports of […]

India Starts Negotiations to Streamline ...

[ad_1] New Delhi – Negotiations have started with the United Arab Emirates to conclude a “mutual recognition agreement” for the export of organic products from India, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said here. India is currently exporting its organic products transparently to 58 countries. Among the export markets listed by the department are Australia, […]

India begins talks to streamline organic...

[ad_1] New Delhi – Negotiations have started with the United Arab Emirates to conclude a “mutual recognition agreement” for the export of organic products from India, the Ministry of Trade and Industry has announced. India currently exports its organic products seamlessly to 58 countries. Among the export markets listed by the ministry are Australia, Canada, […]

Organic food exports up 39% in FY21

[ad_1] Last year may have been lost due to the pandemic, but it has brought good news for the Indian organic food industry. Exports of organic food products increased 51 percent in value to reach $ 1,040 million (Rs 7,078 crore) in FY21. In terms of quantity, exports of organic food products increased by 39% […]

Appointment given to establishment of J&

[ad_1] SRINAGAR: Navin Kumar Choudhary, Principal Secretary, Department of Agricultural Production and Farmers’ Welfare, on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the National Seed Sub-Committee at the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar regarding the formulation of a nodal agency for certification organic products at J&K.After a tough discussion on the need to create an organic certification agency, […]

Navin Choudhary approves the creation of...

[ad_1] Navin Choudhary approves the creation of the J&K organic certification agency for the two divisions April 08 2021, Through City News SRINAGAR, APRIL 08: Navin Kumar Choudhary, Principal Secretary of the Department of Agricultural Production and Farmer Welfare, chaired a meeting of the State Seed Subcommittee at the Srinagar Civil Secretariat on Wednesday regarding […]

What makes organic food “organic”?

[ad_1] 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” […]

Organic food ‘healthier’ says Agricultur

[ad_1] 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 […]

Tighten the nitrogen cycle in organic fa...

[ad_1] Organic fertilizer applied before planting mineralizes before the crop begins to absorb nitrogen. Levels of nitrate released by microbes in the first six to eight weeks after planting are easily eliminated because the crop has not matured enough to absorb it (courtesy E. Wingate.) Before Haber and Bosch invented atmospheric nitrogen fixation, farmers used […]

“Biomarket will serve as a showcase for

[ad_1] Last week, Biomarket, the first wholesale market devoted exclusively to organic products in Spain, located in Barcelona, ​​launched its commercial activity. One of the most active companies in this market is Hnos. Fernández, which has three stands offering organic products and services to its customers and suppliers. “Many companies come to the Barcelona market, […]

Houston Wilson of UC heads new organic a...

[ad_1] Houston Wilson was appointed the first director of UC’s new Institute for Organic Agriculture in May 2020. In recent decades, as California’s organic farming industry has grown, education and research into specific organic farming practices has in some cases lagged behind this growth. of the area. The University of California (UC) now has a […]

USDA Survey Finds Rapid Growth in Organi...

[ad_1] USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2019 biological survey. It reports total organic sales of $ 9.93 billion, an increase of $ 2.37 billion, or 31 percent, from 2016. There were 16,585 certified organic farms, a 17 percent increase from 2016, which represented 5.5 million certified acres, a 9 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

Helping Canadian organic producers meet ...

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

Viewpoint: Organic food represents a ‘re

[ad_1] With worldwide sales of nearly 97 billion dollars in 2017, “organic” products have captured the hearts and the plates of many consumers and are indicative of legitimate food concerns. However, the health and environmental benefits it claims rest on shaky scientific grounds. The very philosophy of “organic” is questionable from a methodological point of […]

California Institute of Organic Agricult...

[ad_1] Houston Wilson has been appointed Presidential Director of the University of California Organic Agriculture Institute, which was established in January 2020 with an endowment of $ 500,000 from Clif Bar and a corresponding endowment of $ 500,000 from UC President Janet Napolitano. Wilson, an agricultural entomologist from UC Riverside based at the Kearney Agricultural […]

Commission urged to suspend new rules on...

[ad_1] Supported by the organic food sector, European legislators are pushing the European Commission to delay the entry into force of the reformed organic regulations by one year. The new set of rules for organic farming, approved in 2018 after many years of inter-institutional negotiations between MEPs and agriculture ministers, is expected to simplify the […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

Pennsylvania State Research Projects Rec...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Pennsylvania State Research Projects Rec...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Organic products find more buyers in the...

[ad_1] “We do not believe in the extensive marketing of our products like that of retail chains. If we did, we would be forced to adulterate our products, which is against our principles, ”says Ramakrishna Muvva, owner of Mana Gramam. The Mana Gramam store in Penumaluru here relies on natural farming methods and the products […]

Should GMOs be allowed in organic foods?...

[ad_1] Dive brief: USDA Under Secretary of Agriculture Greg Ibach told the House Agriculture Subcommittee this month that plants grown using genetically modified organisms and gene editing might be allowed to be certified organic in the future. “I think it is possible to open the discussion to determine whether it is appropriate that some of […]

The subsidized illusions of “organic” ag

[ad_1] With worldwide sales of nearly 85 billion euros in 2017, “organic” products have captured the hearts and the plates of many consumers and are indicative of legitimate food concerns. However, the health and environmental benefits it claims rest on shaky scientific grounds. The very philosophy of “organic” is questionable from a methodological point of […]

Five Facts You Should Know About Organic...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Organic Agriculture Celebrates Major Win...

[ad_1] 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 […]

Supporting organic farming “is really pu

[ad_1] 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. […]

Organic farming is spreading, but not th...

[ad_1] One of the biggest blows against the organic movement is that it has started to ape conventional agriculture, embracing the latter’s monocultures, relying on purchased inputs and industrial processes. “Big Organics” is often derided by proponents of sustainable agriculture. American food authors Michael Pollan and Julie Guthman, for example, argue that as organic farming […]

The EU organic food market: facts and ru...

[ad_1] Main points of the new rules The EU is working on updating existing rules on organic production and labeling in response to major changes that have transformed the sector. The proposed changes include: Stricter controls: all operators in the food supply chain (farmers, breeders, processors, traders, importers) are checked at least once a year […]

Here’s why organic food is growing in po

[ad_1] New Delhi: Demand for organic food started with fruits and vegetables when pesticide residues were reported. However, the popularity of organic foods has now spread to food grains, legumes, tea, spices, and even oilseeds. “Organic food has gained popularity because people have realized its benefits. It does not contain pesticides or chemical fertilizers and […]

Why Congress Should Make Organic Agricul...

[ad_1] The discussions on organic crops and the farm bill wait for no one. Even as US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue settles into his new role, Congress talks about agricultural policy and listens to stakeholders. A key emerging theme is that many food producers and rural communities are struggling. At a time of transition […]

Can organic food prevent a public health...

[ad_1] People who eat organic foods, on the other hand, have been shown in numerous studies to have fewer pesticides, including organophosphates, in their bodies than those who eat conventional foods. And while such studies can’t draw definitive links to health impacts, they do show that eating organic foods reduces exposure to pesticides. “Although the […]

Demystifying USDA Tools for Organic Agri...

[ad_1] Posted by Joseph Heller, Natural Resources Conservation Service in Conservation February 21, 2017 NRCS Resource Curator Joe Heller in a residue-covered vegetable field in New York City. Leaving plant residues in place reduces soil erosion, increases soil organic matter and overall soil health. Bringing people together to talk can lead to good ideas. In […]

Organic Trade in the Americas: Inter-Ame...

[ad_1] Posted by Miles McEvoy, Deputy Administrator of the National Organic Program in Trade Feb 21 2017 Representatives from Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, the United States, Paraguay and Argentina met in Panama City, Panama, to discuss topics such as international agreements on organic trade, as well as the organic production and handling. Over the […]