Top 5: Organic News to Help You Grow
Robotic Organic Farm Promises Cheap Local Produce
The U.S. farm-to-table trend is definitely one of the latest. Americans are hungry for fresh, organic produce in their homes, and in many cases they are willing to pay more for it. But in an urban setting, residents don't have a farm next door. The company Iron Ox is looking to change that, with the help of robust robotics.
Organic Leader Vic Smith To Be Honored by Monterey County Boys & Girls Club
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) has a long history with JV Smith Companies’ President and CEO Vic Smith. BGCMC will honor Smith for his support of local youth with the Roosevelt Williams President’s Award during the Youth of the Year dinner on Wednesday, November 7.
Phillips Mushroom Farms To Be Producing Organic Mushrooms in January
Leading mushroom producer, Phillips Mushroom Farms in Kennett Square, PA, is gearing up for what is expected to be strong fall and holiday demand seasons for organic mushrooms.
Duncan Family Farms Promotes Pete Guerrero to COO
Duncan Family Farms, a leading grower of organic baby lettuces and greens, kales, and herbs with operations in Arizona, California, Oregon and New York, has announced the promotion of Pete Guerrero to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Organic Valley Announces Next Phase of Community Solar Partnership
Organic Valley, America's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand has announced details of the first-of-its-kind community solar partnership launched last year. The project enables Organic Valley to share the benefits of solar energy with its rural neighbors and become the largest food company in the world to be 100 percent renewably powered.
With the Mexican organic mango season now complete, South America neighbors Ecuador and Peru will start harvesting this year’s crop by next week, with steady supplies expected through November.Read More
Nestled along the Santa Barbara coastline, the rich, alluvial soil and the south facing slopes provide the perfect backdrop for over 5000 organic olive trees.Read More
In June 2017, the California Legislature passed SB 94 which made the recreational use of cannabis products legal for adults over 21 years of age. Since cannabis is an agricultural product, it was left to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to stand up the regulations.Read More
“Managing Organic Production Systems to Promote Plant Health” - Organic Grower Summit Announces Education Session
The second of six educational sessions finalized for the 2018 Organic Grower Summit will focus on managing the challenges of plant health in organic production systems. “Managing Organic Production Systems to Promote Plant Health” will feature organic industry experts in plant health offering a deep dive discussion on maintaining plant health without the use of synthetic inputs to enhance plant nutrition or control pests and disease.Read More
Duncan Family Farms, a leading grower of organic baby lettuces and greens, kales, and herbs with operations in Arizona, California, Oregon and New York, has announced the promotion of Pete Guerrero to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO).Read More