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Ilocos's 'basi' hub starts Arabica bean farm development - Business Mirror

Organic news feed - July 3, 2014 - 7:14am

Ilocos's 'basi' hub starts Arabica bean farm development
Business Mirror
The DSWD livelihood assistance, worth P5,000 per family-beneficiary, aims to engage family members to produce organic fertilizer through vermiculture needed in sustaining the coffee farm. Earlier, target beneficiaries undergo training on how to produce ...

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UNH researchers ID destructive leafhoppers - Foster's Daily Democrat

Organic news feed - July 3, 2014 - 7:03am

UNH researchers ID destructive leafhoppers
Foster's Daily Democrat
New Hampshire's agriculture industry is rapidly changing in the direction of high value/acreage crops, such as organically grown crops, stone fruits, grapes, woody ornamentals, and flowers grown outdoors for the retail market. Chandler says these have ...

Ilocos's 'basi' hub starts Arabica bean farm development - Business Mirror

Organic news feed - July 3, 2014 - 5:56am

Ilocos's 'basi' hub starts Arabica bean farm development
Business Mirror
The DSWD livelihood assistance, worth P5,000 per family-beneficiary, aims to engage family members to produce organic fertilizer through vermiculture needed in sustaining the coffee farm. Earlier, target beneficiaries undergo training on how to produce ...

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Australia Gives Credence to Organic-Food Nonsense - American Spectator

Organic news feed - July 3, 2014 - 2:18am

American Spectator

Australia Gives Credence to Organic-Food Nonsense
American Spectator
Until this May ruling, there was no such thing as contamination by GMOs in Australia, mirroring the state of affairs in the United States and Canada, where organic farmers are only prevented from using GMOs—the same as they're prevented from using ...

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US-Korea organic certification deal comes into effect - Fresh Fruit Portal

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 10:12pm

WNAX

US-Korea organic certification deal comes into effect
Fresh Fruit Portal
The deal is expected to afford American organic farmers, processors, and businesses greater access to Korea's growing market for organic products. USDA Organic. The Organic Trade Association (OTA), which represents industry in the U.S. and Canada, ...
Organic marketing agreement reached with KoreaOhio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
US, Korea align standards on processed organic foodsThe Hill

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US-Korea organic certification deal comes into effect - Fresh Fruit Portal

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 10:12pm

US-Korea organic certification deal comes into effect
Fresh Fruit Portal
The Organic Trade Association (OTA), which represents industry in the U.S. and Canada, welcomed the arrangement and said it would create jobs and opportunities for the American organic food and farming sector. “We extend our thanks and congratulations ...

More of more of the same - Mason City Globe Gazette

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 8:41pm

More of more of the same
Mason City Globe Gazette
While OTA's checkoff plan is relatively broader and cheaper than its federal siblings, most organic farmers see little need for it. Ed Maltby, executive ... The Farm and Food File is published weekly through the U.S. and Canada. Past columns, events ...

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Organic marketing agreement reached with Korea - Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 7:54pm

WNAX

Organic marketing agreement reached with Korea
Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
“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 align standards on processed organic foodsThe Hill

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Insect farms: Investors see big profits in thinking small - GlobalPost

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 4:02pm

Insect farms: Investors see big profits in thinking small
GlobalPost
The farm, being built by Gibratar-based AgriProtein, will house 8.5 billion of flies that will produce tons of protein-rich larvae as they feed on organic waste. The tallest barrier to such startups has been the availability of capital, with potential ...

Innovation 'blooms' above Highwood Crossing - High River Times

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 10:50am

High River Times

Innovation 'blooms' above Highwood Crossing
High River Times
In the late 80s, Tony and Penny made the move to sustainable, organic farming practices. Since then, their business has garnered impressive recognition and accolades, such as the “Canadian Food Heroes” designation from the Slow Food in Canada ...

Nitrate down the water well - Grainews

Organic news feed - July 2, 2014 - 10:23am

Nitrate down the water well
Grainews
To be honest, agriculture must admit that a lot of nitrate in the environment is due to farming, including organic farming, especially if the organic farming involves a lot of manure and summerfallow. ... In 1993 hydrogeologist Bill Meneley (1933 to ...

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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