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Judge considers $25M cash offer for peanut plant - Bradenton Herald

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 4:44pm

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Judge considers $25M cash offer for peanut plant
Bradenton Herald
Sunland Inc. trustee Clarke Coll on Monday asked U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge David Thuma to let him consider the offer from Golden Boy Foods of Canada over the high bid of $20 million offered by a North Carolina during closed bidding Thursday. He said ...
Federal bankruptcy judge weighs $25M cash offer for New Mexico peanut butter ...The Tribune

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You don't want GM food? Apply pressure - Comox Vallety Record

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 4:08pm

You don't want GM food? Apply pressure
Comox Vallety Record
And even if small areas in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and South America decide to go GM-free in their agricultural practices, GM crops are so widely spread now that it is virtually impossible to keep any crops from GMO cross-pollination and contamination ...

USDA sees growth in US organic industry - RFD-TV

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 3:01pm

USDA sees growth in US organic industry
RFD-TV
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new figures today that show the organic industry continues to grow domestically and globally, with over 25,000 certified organic operations in more than 120 different countries around the world ...

Never-ending winter and a trade statistics primer - The Packer (blog)

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 2:08pm

Never-ending winter and a trade statistics primer
The Packer (blog)
I am getting together some coverage of fruit and vegetable imports into Canada this week, and this news assignment caused me to uncover a useful website on import and export statistics for Canada. Will a website that I have only now discovered after 30 ...

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Never-ending winter and a trade statistics primer - The Packer (blog)

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 1:57pm

Never-ending winter and a trade statistics primer
The Packer (blog)
I am getting together some coverage of fruit and vegetable imports into Canada this week, and this news assignment caused me to uncover a useful website on import and export statistics for Canada. Will a website that I have only now discovered after 30 ...

More From Mesa - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 1:41pm

More From Mesa
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Joe's Farm Grill, part of an organic agricultural community called Agritopia, is a culinary hotspot in Gilbert, AZ. ...... The United States and Canada Gallery presents genres like bluegrass, Cajun/Zydeco, polka, salsa and Appalachian mountain music ...

North Carolina company buying New Mexico peanut-butter processing plant in ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 12:34pm

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North Carolina company buying New Mexico peanut-butter processing plant in ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Sunland Inc. trustee Clarke Coll on Monday asked U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge David Thuma to let him consider the offer from Golden Boy Foods of Canada over the high bid of $20 million offered by a North Carolina during closed bidding Thursday. He said ...
Federal bankruptcy judge weighs $25M cash offer for New Mexico peanut butter ...The Tribune

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GM, organics can coexist: Farm Bureau - Farm Weekly

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 10:58am

GM, organics can coexist: Farm Bureau
Farm Weekly
With a landmark legal argument over property rights hanging in the balance between an organic farmer and genetically modified (GM) canola grower in Western Australia, Mr Stallman said earlier this month the Farm Bureau's members supported the US ...

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GM, organics can coexist: Farm Bureau - Stock Journal

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 10:57am

GM, organics can coexist: Farm Bureau
Stock Journal
With a landmark legal argument over property rights hanging in the balance between an organic farmer and genetically modified (GM) canola grower in Western Australia, Mr Stallman said earlier this month the Farm Bureau's members supported the US ...

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USDA announces growth of US organic industry - Pork Magazine

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 9:34am

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USDA announces growth of US organic industry
Pork Magazine
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new figures today that show the organic industry continues to grow domestically and globally, with over 25,000 certified organic operations in more than 120 different countries around the world ...
Organic Sector Continues to GrowThePigSite.com
The Farm Bill: What's in it for Organic AgricultureFarm Futures
Additional USDA support for US organic industrySaipan Tribune

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Opposition grows as oil pipelines proliferate in northern Minnesota - Mankato Free Press

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 6:49am

Opposition grows as oil pipelines proliferate in northern Minnesota
Mankato Free Press
It's happening amid persistent environmental opposition to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Alberta, Canada, through western U.S. states, and to a proposed copper-nickel mine near Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness ...

Small World -- Fair trade fruit benefits farmers - Brandon Sun

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 5:47am

Small World -- Fair trade fruit benefits farmers
Brandon Sun
Bananas were the first fair trade fruit to arrive in Canada, in 2004, mostly from the Caribbean and Latin America. Level Ground Trading is a fair trade company based in Victoria. It has a longstanding relationship with Ten Thousand Villages stores, but ...

Fresh Produce Distributor Makes the Leap to Organics-to-Energy - PR Web (press release)

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 5:23am

Fresh Produce Distributor Makes the Leap to Organics-to-Energy
PR Web (press release)
Harvest Power recently teamed up with FreshPoint Central Florida to recycle 100 percent of the fresh produce company's local organic residuals at Harvest Power's Energy Garden in Central Florida. The vegetative overs – including fruit and vegetable ...

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Organic Food Sector Continues to Grow - TheFishSite.com

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 2:43am

TheFishSite.com

Organic Food Sector Continues to Grow
TheFishSite.com
A total of 763 more producers have become certified organic in 2013, an increase of 4.2 per cent on the previous year, through the Agricultural Marketing Service's National Organic programme . ... The USDA has signed three major trade agreements on ...
Organic Sector Continues to GrowThePigSite.com
The Farm Bill: What's in it for Organic AgricultureFarm Futures
USDA announces growth of US organic industryDairy Herd Management

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Dairies welcome robot farmhands Machines help farmers with feeding and ... - HeraldNet

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 1:48am

Dairies welcome robot farmhands Machines help farmers with feeding and ...
HeraldNet
Linda and Andy Styger added two Lely Astronaut A4 robotic milking systems to their organic dairy farm in Chehalis. Before the robots, the ... About 450 Lely robotic milking systems were installed in the United States and Canada last year. The third in ...

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Day 17: Food Justice Through Agroecology - Patheos (blog)

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 1:31am

Day 17: Food Justice Through Agroecology
Patheos (blog)
Modern agriculture has shifted away from traditional, organic farming methods, and now fossil fuel is used throughout the food and farm system. Current food production ... (From 'Toward Food Sovereignty For All' Report, The United Church of Canada, 2013.).

Organic Sector Continues to Grow - ThePigSite.com

Organic news feed - March 24, 2014 - 1:16am

TheFishSite.com

Organic Sector Continues to Grow
ThePigSite.com
"New support in the 2014 Farm Bill will enhance USDA's efforts to help producers and small business tap into this market and support organic agriculture as it continues to grow and thrive." ... The USDA has signed three major trade agreements on ...
Organic Food Sector Continues to GrowTheFishSite.com
The Farm Bill: What's in it for Organic AgricultureFarm Futures
USDA announces growth of US organic industryDairy Herd Management

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New organic directory released by CCOF - Adobe Press

Organic news feed - March 22, 2014 - 8:26pm

New organic directory released by CCOF
Adobe Press
So I thought I'd share some statistics about organic agriculture with you. CCOF is one of the oldest certifiers in the country, and the ... (from apples to zucchini), livestock and processed goods. You can even find certified growers in Canada, Mexico ...

Veterans' health today, our children and grandchildren tomorrow? - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Organic news feed - March 22, 2014 - 2:26pm

Veterans' health today, our children and grandchildren tomorrow?
Jackson Clarion Ledger
The impact of health issues on the nation's veterans will in time confront our children and grandchildren in the form of genetically modified organisms (GMO). The greatest threat to public health is genetically modified organism (GMO) plant production ...

USDA announces growth of US organic industry - CattleNetwork.com

Organic news feed - March 22, 2014 - 5:54am

Farm Futures

USDA announces growth of US organic industry
CattleNetwork.com
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new figures today that show the organic industry continues to grow domestically and globally, with over 25,000 certified organic operations in more than 120 different countries around the world ...
The Farm Bill: What's in it for Organic AgricultureFarm Futures
USDA Announces Growth of US Organic Industry and Additional USDA Support ...USDA.gov (press release)
U.S. Organic Industry is GrowingNational Hog Farmer

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