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Top 5 for July 4: Organic news to help you grow

This week: new insurance options for organic growers; organic baby food expected to reach new heights; French farmers go organic to keep drinking water clean for Olympics; and more.

July 8, 2024

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Top 5 July 4

1. New Insurance Options Coming for Specialty and Organic Crop Growers

USDA is expanding crop insurance options for specialty and organic growers beginning with the 2025 crop year.

2. MSU researchers establish biocontrol plot for testing organic weed control

Working on control methods using pathogens to infect weeds

3. Organic Baby Food Market to Register Substantial Expansion by 2024-2031

The organic baby food market is expected to witness high growth over the forecast period owing to two major drivers: health consciousness of parents and rising disposable income.

4. Organic watchdog releases white paper on 'uninspected' organic imports

An organic industry watchdog has released a white paper outlining how what it describes as uninspected organic imports have driven U.S. farmers out of lucrative markets.

5. To Keep Clean Drinking Water Flowing to Paris, Farmers Are Going Organic

Rather than relying on expensive water treatment plants, the French capital is protecting its water supply at the source.

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