1. CCOF’s 2018 Annual Report Released
CCOF recently published a groundbreaking report reviewing over 300 scientific studies to analyze ho organic agriculture impacts the United States, finding that organic provides evidence-based solutions to the nation’s complex challenges.
2. Berry Supplier Sees Opportunity to Expand Grower Relationships
Sun Belle Inc. said it looks forward to expanding its relationships with a number of berry growers as a result of ending its relationship with the Giddings Group.
3. OTA Expands “Train-the-Trainer’ Program
On August 12th, OTA announced significant actions to expand and strengthen its support for a new train-the-trainer program-the Organic Agronomy Training Service (OATS) Project-for agricultural professionals working with organic or transitioning farmers.
4. A&A Organic Farms Shipping Organic Lemons
A&A Organics Farms out of Watsonville, Ca. has begun shipping Organic Lemons this week. The lemons are park of a new partnership with our organic farmers in Hermosillo Mexico.
5. Ag Plan Aims to Preserve Santa Clara County Farms
Silicon Valley is going back to its roots. The blueprint for reserving farmland in the region known as the Valley of the Heart’s Delight aims to preserve 12,000 acres of ag land and curb conversion of 28,391 acres of viable farmland and rangeland to development.