Organic news feed

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
all 37 news articles »

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 ...

and more »

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

all 25 news articles »

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
all 13 news articles »

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 ...

and more »

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)

all 9 news articles »

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 ...

Stringent Government Regulations Curbing the Use of Synthetic Pesticides Drive ... - PR Web (press release)

Organic news feed - June 30, 2014 - 5:57am

Stringent Government Regulations Curbing the Use of Synthetic Pesticides Drive ...
PR Web (press release)
As a result, the biopesticides market has emerged as one of the biggest beneficiaries of the rapidly growing organic farming sector. The biopesticides market, of late, witnessed a surge in ... The report provides market estimates and projections for ...

and more »

'Ease restrictions to boost FDIs' - Sun.Star

Organic news feed - June 30, 2014 - 5:56am

'Ease restrictions to boost FDIs'
Sun.Star
WITH the Canadian Government pledging to boost economic ties with the Philippines, it suggested that the Philippine government consider easing economic restrictions as a measure to attract more foreign direct investments (FDIs). Canadian Ambassador to ...

Stringent Government Regulations Curbing the Use of Synthetic Pesticides Drive ... - DigitalJournal.com

Organic news feed - June 30, 2014 - 5:42am

Stringent Government Regulations Curbing the Use of Synthetic Pesticides Drive ...
DigitalJournal.com
As a result, the biopesticides market has emerged as one of the biggest beneficiaries of the rapidly growing organic farming sector. The biopesticides market, of late, witnessed a surge in ... The report provides market estimates and projections for ...

and more »

Nano From The Forest - The Biological SCENE

Organic news feed - June 29, 2014 - 11:18pm

Nano From The Forest
The Biological SCENE
And last month, in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service together with the National Nanotechnology Initiative convened a workshop on nanocellulose commercialization. That meeting brought together top .... produces ton ...

News briefs - Western Producer (subscription)

Organic news feed - June 29, 2014 - 5:56pm

News briefs
Western Producer (subscription)
The money is intended to help the association develop new world markets for Canadian swine genetics by participating in trade shows and targeted trade missions, according to an Agriculture Canada news release. Association vice-president Gordon Waters ...

India Organic Food Market Set to Grow at 25% CAGR Till 2019 Says TechSci ... - PR.com (press release)

Organic news feed - June 29, 2014 - 1:08am

India Organic Food Market Set to Grow at 25% CAGR Till 2019 Says TechSci ...
PR.com (press release)
Burnaby, Canada, June 29, 2014 --(PR.com)-- According to “India Organic Food Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019”, the organic food market revenues in India are expected to grow at a CAGR of around 25% during 2014-19. Some of the key reasons ...

and more »

On the plus side on PEI - The Guardian Charlottetown

Organic news feed - June 28, 2014 - 11:41am

The Guardian Charlottetown

On the plus side on PEI
The Guardian Charlottetown
Because sprout production required a Canada Food Inspection Agency sanctioned facility, Loo added veggie burger production to the value-added mix, using spouts and other organic produce from the farm. “I was making them for myself because I didn't like ...

Growers air herbicide complaints - The Durango Herald

Organic news feed - June 27, 2014 - 7:41pm

Growers air herbicide complaints
The Durango Herald
JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald file photo. Twin Buttes Gardens has worked hard to prevent soil contamination from Milestone, a Dow Chemical herbicide used to eradicate invasive broadleaf species such as Canada thistle and varieties of knapsweed but which ...

and more »