Category: Organic Agriculture

Agriculture, Fertilizer, Organic Agriculture, Soil, Soil Health, Sustainable Agriculture

Organic Farming More Productive Than Was Thought

BY LAUREN ROTHMAN The term “organic agriculture” tends to evoke the image of a verdant, small-scale farm, its friendly, overalls-clad caretaker kneeling among his rows of leafy chard to individually pluck…Continue readingOrganic Farming More Productive Than Was Thought

Agriculture, Organic Agriculture, Organic Farming, Soil Health, Sustainable Agriculture

Can Organic Agriculture Feed the World’s Hungry?

by Katey Troutman, The verdict is in: According to projections released this past fall, the world’s population is expected to hit more than 9.5 billion in 2050, and continue climbing up…Continue readingCan Organic Agriculture Feed the World’s Hungry?

Agriculture, Growing Plants, Organic Agriculture, Organic Farming, Organic Produce

NASS launches organic agriculture survey in January

by Farm Press Staff, Total organic product sales by U.S. farms and ranches showed  substantial growth over the last few years, increasing 83 percent since 2007, according to the 2012 Census…Continue readingNASS launches organic agriculture survey in January

Agriculture, Environment, Organic Agriculture, Organic Farming, Plant Nutrients, Sustainable Agriculture

Organic farming more drought resistant: Report

by Robert Ferris | @RobertoFerris, When it comes to groceries, “organic” and “sustainable” usually mean “expensive.” But the supposed productivity gaps between organic and conventional farming may be a lot smaller than…Continue readingOrganic farming more drought resistant: Report

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