Congressman Panetta Gets an Eye on Organic Research at UCSC Field Day
Last week, the Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) invited U.S. Congressman Jimmy Panetta to a research field day at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) Farm & Garden, which showcased the Organic Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) happening in his district, and how USDA programs are supporting the research.
We are the Organic Produce Network
Organic fresh produce is the engine of the dynamic organic category and Organic Produce Network (OPN) is the first and only resource dedicated exclusively to serving its growers, retailers, marketers, supply chain partners, and everyone else who makes it happen.
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Launched by the Organic Produce Network (OPN) and California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), the Organic Grower Summit (OGS) will bring organic growers, producers and processors to Monterey for two days of education, information and networking opportunities with their production supply chain and support service providers.
Where retail and buying organizations from across North America will meet with organic growers, shippers, processors and distributors in this intimate and energetic event devoted exclusively to organic fresh produce.