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Conaway builds political capital in run for Ag chair - Switzerland, Mexico and ... - Politico

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 8:06am

Conaway builds political capital in run for Ag chair - Switzerland, Mexico and ...
Politico
CONAWAY BUILDS POLITICAL CAPITAL IN RUN FOR AG CHAIR: “Mike Conaway has quietly emerged as a Republican rainmaker, building some major political capital in advance of his likely run for chairman of the House Agriculture Committee in the next ...

US and Korea sign organic trade pact - Food Dive

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 7:44am

US and Korea sign organic trade pact
Food Dive
The United States and South Korea have signed an agreement recognizing each other's organic standards, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The pact means that American organic-food processors can now sell their goods as "organic" in South ...

United States, South Korea streamline organic trade - FreshPlaza

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 6:47am

United States, South Korea streamline organic trade
FreshPlaza
“This is another chapter in the success story of organic agriculture,” said Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, who noted that South Korea is a growing, lucrative market for organic products. Without this equivalency arrangement in place, ... Similar ...

United States and Korea Streamline Organic Trade - Imperial Valley News

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 11:31pm

Examiner.com

United States and Korea Streamline Organic Trade
Imperial Valley News
"This is another chapter in the success story of organic agriculture, which provides more economic opportunities for American producers, more choices for consumers, and more jobs in rural communities across the country." "America's organic farmers and ...
U.S., Korea streamline organic tradeDairy Herd Management
US and Korea harvest organic foods trade dealExaminer.com
US, Korea come to terms on organic trade agreementFood Business News (registration)

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Is There Middle Ground Between Organic and Conventional? - Valley News

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 11:03pm

Is There Middle Ground Between Organic and Conventional?
Valley News
(McEvoy also points out that organic programs in some countries, such as Japan and Canada, don't make the distinction.) The fight leaves me scratching my head. I see organic agriculture as a whole lot of people doing their level best to farm responsibly.

GOODS | Top Okanagan Chefs Gather For Similkameen BBQ King Competition ... - Scout Magazine (blog)

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 9:57pm

GOODS | Top Okanagan Chefs Gather For Similkameen BBQ King Competition ...
Scout Magazine (blog)
This event is a competition where 9 competing chefs will create unique dishes for guests using organic ingredients from local farmers in the heart of Canada's organic capital. Attendees at the event will go from station to station enjoying the foods ...

Agriculture, sans conscience - The Nation

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 8:09pm

Agriculture, sans conscience
The Nation
Argentina, Canada, and the US, together produce some 90 percent of GM crops in the world — and therefore have not ratified the Protocol. The US, the birthplace of GMOs ... This does explain the total lack of concern of agricultural officialdom towards ...

'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply - KBIA

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 7:59pm

'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply
KBIA
In effect what we're doing is we're sending the really great, wild stuff that we harvest here on our shores abroad, and in exchange, we're importing farm stuff that, frankly, is of an increasingly dubious nature. We export millions of tons ..... But ...

US, Korea align standards on processed organic foods - The Hill

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 6:25pm

Examiner.com

US, Korea align standards on processed organic foods
The Hill
"This is another chapter in the success story of organic agriculture, which provides more economic opportunities for American producers, more choices for consumers, and more jobs in rural communities across the country," said Agriculture Secretary Tom ...
US, Korea streamline organic tradeFeedstuffs
US, Korea come to terms on organic trade agreementFood Business News (registration)
United States and Korea Streamline Organic TradeImperial Valley News
Examiner.com
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Why I Changed My Stance On Eating Organic Food - Huffington Post Canada

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

Why I Changed My Stance On Eating Organic Food
Huffington Post Canada
I became a spokesperson for CLIF Bar in Canada, and as their products are at least 70 per cent organic, I became better educated about organic farming, seeds, and crops, and their impact on the environment, and on us as the consumer. In my quest to ...

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Some BC stores say “No” to GM apples - Common Ground.ca

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 3:33pm

Some BC stores say “No” to GM apples
Common Ground.ca
Health Action Network (HANS), in cooperation with GE Free BC and Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN), wish to thank the following stores and distributors for saying “No” to the GM apple. The stores below have ... Agriculture – with no response ...

'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply - Iowa Public Radio

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 1:56pm

'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply
Iowa Public Radio
In effect what we're doing is we're sending the really great, wild stuff that we harvest here on our shores abroad, and in exchange, we're importing farm stuff that, frankly, is of an increasingly dubious nature. We export millions of tons ..... But ...

'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply - Valley Public Radio

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 1:51pm

'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply
Valley Public Radio
In effect what we're doing is we're sending the really great, wild stuff that we harvest here on our shores abroad, and in exchange, we're importing farm stuff that, frankly, is of an increasingly dubious nature. We export millions of tons ..... But ...

US, Korea come to terms on organic trade agreement - Food Business News (registration)

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 1:35pm

Examiner.com

US, Korea come to terms on organic trade agreement
Food Business News (registration)
“This is another chapter in the success story of organic agriculture, which provides more economic opportunities for American producers, more choices for consumers, and more jobs in rural communities across the country.” Without the equivalency ...
United States and Korea Streamline Organic TradeImperial Valley News
U.S., Korea streamline organic tradeDairy Herd Management
US and Korea harvest organic foods trade dealExaminer.com

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US, Korea streamline organic trade - Feedstuffs

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 1:04pm

Examiner.com

US, Korea streamline organic trade
Feedstuffs
... Batcha, CEO and Executive Director of the Organic Trade Assn., said the progress in Asia builds on the landmark equivalency arrangements with Canada in 2009 and the European Union in 2012, the two biggest trading partners for U.S. organic agriculture.
US, Korea come to terms on organic trade agreementFood Business News (registration)
United States and Korea Streamline Organic TradeImperial Valley News
US and Korea harvest organic foods trade dealExaminer.com
Food Dive
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Stocks Trending Alert - Rexam PLC, (REXMY),WM MORRISON SUPERMAR ... - Techsonian (press release)

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 12:35pm

Stocks Trending Alert - Rexam PLC, (REXMY),WM MORRISON SUPERMAR ...
Techsonian (press release)
The company is involved in the exploration and production of oil and gas in Canada; and grain and cattle farming business in western Canada, as well as acquires and develops a portfolio of branded natural and organic food products, including beef ...

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United States and Korea Streamline Organic Trade - USDA.gov (press release)

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 8:35am

United States and Korea Streamline Organic Trade
USDA.gov (press release)
"This is another chapter in the success story of organic agriculture, which provides more economic opportunities for American producers, more choices for consumers, and more jobs in rural communities across the country." "America's organic farmers and ...
US, Korea streamline organic tradeThe Packer
US, Korea come to terms on organic trade agreementFood Business News (registration)

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Soil Renaissance plan serves as a framework to advance soil health - Agri-View

Organic news feed - July 1, 2014 - 7:46am

Soil Renaissance plan serves as a framework to advance soil health
Agri-View
The plan was released at the World Congress of Conservation Agriculture in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Developed with input from thought leaders working in production agriculture, agribusiness, the academic ... The Initiative evolved from discussions ...

Similkameen Wineries Association - Scout Magazine (blog)

Organic news feed - June 30, 2014 - 6:19pm

Scout Magazine (blog)

Similkameen Wineries Association
Scout Magazine (blog)
In fact, the region is considered to be the organic farming capital of Canada with an estimated 42% of all crops grown organically. This is due to the ideal conditions of dry heat, long hours of sunlight and the famous wind that whips through the ...

Bee-killing pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' plants sold at big box stores - Wisconsin Gazette

Organic news feed - June 30, 2014 - 9:55am

Bee-killing pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' plants sold at big box stores
Wisconsin Gazette
The study, Gardeners Beware 2014, shows that 36 out of 71 (51 percent) garden plant samples purchased from the big retailers in 18 cities in the United States and Canada contained neonicotinoid (neonic) pesticides, a key contributor to bee declines ...