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Soil packed with organic matter key to quality forage - Western Producer (subscription)

Organic news feed - March 21, 2014 - 11:36am

Soil packed with organic matter key to quality forage
Western Producer (subscription)
U.S. Choice roughly corresponds with Canada's AAA standard in terms of marbling and is one step below Prime. “If we're going to finish cattle on forage, you need to graze at the right time to balance the Brix with protein, slightly beyond mid-maturity ...

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Growth of U.S. Organic Industry and Additional Support from the USDA is ... - National Hog Farmer

Organic news feed - March 21, 2014 - 11:28am

Growth of U.S. Organic Industry and Additional Support from the USDA is ...
National Hog Farmer
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new figures this week that show the organic industry continues to grow domestically, as well as globally, with over 25,000 certified organic operations in more than 120 different countries ...

US company Genesee and Wyoming puts the Ghan on track - Sydney Morning Herald

Organic news feed - March 21, 2014 - 10:00am

US company Genesee and Wyoming puts the Ghan on track
Sydney Morning Herald
He said the company had drastically lifted its share of the lucrative containers and metallic ores market, with the less lucrative agriculture, minerals and stone freight down in the mix. ''Genesee ... Genesee and Wyoming's business is focused mostly ...

Grown in the USA - Food Business News (registration)

Organic news feed - March 21, 2014 - 8:39am

Grown in the USA
Food Business News (registration)
To point out the rise in demand for local food, HealthFocus International, St. Petersburg, Fla., cites U.S. Department of Agriculture data showing the number of farmers' markets in the United States increased 54% over the past five years. .... Five ...

Tranzbyte and ATTBF Sign Letters of Intent Creating Strategic Production ... - EIN News (press release)

Organic news feed - March 21, 2014 - 8:35am

Tranzbyte and ATTBF Sign Letters of Intent Creating Strategic Production ...
EIN News (press release)
Abattis is a powerhouse in Canada; we are stronger in the US. From cross-promotion to extended sales and marketing, the opportunities that will be created with the two companies working together will be nothing short of phenomenal," says Stephen ...

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New organic directory released by CCOF - Adobe Press

Organic news feed - March 21, 2014 - 8:19am

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 ...

US company Genesee and Wyoming puts the Ghan on track - The Age

Organic news feed - March 21, 2014 - 6:56am

The Age

US company Genesee and Wyoming puts the Ghan on track
The Age
Genesee and Wyoming's business is focused mostly on American regional railways but it also runs trains in Canada, the Netherlands and Belgium in addition to Australia. Of the company's global revenue of $US1.57 billion, about 20 per cent comes from ...

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Organic Sector Continues to Grow - ThePoultrySite.com

Organic news feed - March 21, 2014 - 3:23am

Organic Sector Continues to Grow
ThePoultrySite.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 ...

GMO a no show; make it a no go - Queen's Journal

Organic news feed - March 21, 2014 - 3:22am

Queen's Journal

GMO a no show; make it a no go
Queen's Journal
If one farmer is growing an organic crop, and a neighbouring farmer chooses to grow a genetically-modified version, the organic crop, through cross-contamination, can also become genetically modified. This has led to several international ... or with ...

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The Farm Bill: What's in it for Organic Agriculture - Farm Futures

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 11:21pm

Farm Futures

The Farm Bill: What's in it for Organic Agriculture
Farm Futures
The organic agriculture industry is growing at a record pace as more than 25,000 certified organic operations in 120 countries register with the USDA Ag Marketing Service – a trend USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack sees continuing under new programs offered ...
USDA Announces Growth of US Organic Industry and Additional USDA Support ...USDA.gov (press release)

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New organic directory released by CCOF - Adobe Press

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 8:34pm

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 ...

USDA Announces Growth of U.S. Organic Industry and Additional USDA Support ... - EIN News (press release)

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 2:27pm

USDA Announces Growth of U.S. Organic Industry and Additional USDA Support ...
EIN News (press release)
"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." USDA has a number of new and expanded efforts to connect ...

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Harvest Blog: Certified Organic Food Sector Growing - WUIS 91.9

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 1:15pm

Harvest Blog: Certified Organic Food Sector Growing
WUIS 91.9
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced new data on certified organic food, showing the industry grew just over four percent in 2013, with a record breaking 18,513 farms and businesses in the United States. Certified organic food has ...

USDA Announces Growth of US Organic Industry and Additional USDA Support ... - USDA.gov (press release)

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 1:02pm

USDA Announces Growth of US Organic Industry and Additional USDA Support ...
USDA.gov (press release)
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 - 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 ...

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Bowie Gardens: Help save the monarch butterfly - CapitalGazette.com

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 11:07am

Bowie Gardens: Help save the monarch butterfly
CapitalGazette.com
Each year monarchs migrate from Canada and the United States east of the Rocky Mountains to a few pine groves in Central Mexico. Fewer and fewer of the monarchs ... The addition of four two-cubic bags of outside soil mix high organic matter accelerates ...

Does anyone really know which diet is best for the environment? - Treehugger

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 6:05am

Treehugger

Does anyone really know which diet is best for the environment?
Treehugger
You'd have to eat 6.7 kilograms of broccoli to get the same number of calories as the beef, which represents a whole lot of agricultural space, water, nutrients, and time to grow. Interestingly, cheese has a ... What about insects as sources of protein ...

Marley Coffee Management Discusses Growth During Recent Media Tour - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 5:01am

Marley Coffee Management Discusses Growth During Recent Media Tour
GlobeNewswire (press release)
http://money.cnn.com/video/smallbusiness/2014/03/14/marley-coffee-rohan-jamaica-bob-marley-son.cnnmoney. In the BNN interview, Mr. Marley and Mr. Toevs described how the Company is finding a firm footing within the overall coffee market and its focus ...

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Matt Argall Researches the Water Filtration Industry - Power Engineering Magazine

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 4:01am

Power Engineering Magazine

Matt Argall Researches the Water Filtration Industry
Power Engineering Magazine
There are many reasons for tap water contamination, including the improper use of household chemicals or agricultural runoff. The omnipresent use of man-made chemicals has increased to such a degree that traces of low-level Synthetic Organic Chemicals ...

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Concise Analysis of the International Micronutrient Market - Forecast to 2018 - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 2:23am

Concise Analysis of the International Micronutrient Market - Forecast to 2018
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Non-chelated micronutrients are available in three forms, namely, metal salts, inorganic, and organic. Soil (direct), foliar, and fertigation are the major modes of application. The application methods change according to the crop type. ... Iron and ...

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Concise Analysis of the International Micronutrient Market - Forecast to 2018 - PR Newswire (press release)

Organic news feed - March 20, 2014 - 2:08am

Concise Analysis of the International Micronutrient Market - Forecast to 2018
PR Newswire (press release)
Consumption of agriculture micronutrient in U.S. and Canada is anticipated to increase in the near future. The agriculture ... Non-chelated micronutrients are available in three forms, namely, metal salts, inorganic, and organic. Soil (direct), foliar ...

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