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OPN Connect Newsletter 14

June 1, 2017
June 1, 2017

The Organic Trade Association’s Policy Conference, Big Results from Small Seeds, was held on May 24th in Washington, D.C.  An agenda filled with leaders in organic produce and OPN was in attendance to network with leaders in the organic industry and understand the policies required to support us in the new political climate in Washington, D.C.

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Sambrailo

June 1, 2017

Hunter Francis founded and directs the Center for Sustainability, an interdisciplinary unit within Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.  The Center is actively involved in the coordination of events, lectures, curriculum development, grant writing, fundraising, outreach, community organizing and provision of resources to students, educators, farmers, entrepreneurs and policy makers.

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June 1, 2017

With conventional avocado f.o.b. prices sky high, it stands to reason that the organic avocado market has followed suit.  And there is no letup in sight.

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Nature Safe

June 1, 2017

Climate continues to complicate efforts to meet growing demand for organic produce, across North America.   Whether in the greenhouse or in the field, growers continue to look for ways to overcome weather and expand supply. For Canada-based Oppenheimer, the use of greenhouses to provide year round supplies of organic fresh produce has proven to be an effective way to increase supply.

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June 1, 2017

Panels at the inaugural Organic Grower Summit (OGS) will include a range of topics designed to inform and engage organic growers, farmers and producers, and their service and supply chain partners.  Farm soil management, environmentally sustainable packaging, advances in agricultural technology and discussion with elected state and federal officials on key issues facing agriculture are among topics that will be addressed by an illustrious line of speakers at OGS, December 13-14 in Monterey, CA.

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Organic Ag Products

June 1, 2017
  1. Trump's 2018 Budget Makes Cuts to Organic Programs 
  2. Rise of Global Organic Equivalency Pacts Weigh on U.S. Organic Exports
  3. Unlocking the Power of Produce to Help Feed the World
  4. UC Santa Cruz Garden Celebrating 50th Anniversary
  5. Late Author Crusaded for Organic Food Long Before It Was a Big Business

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