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Group to get expert training in organic farming

Via AgriNews WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A group from Purdue University will learn more about best practices for small farms at one of the oldest organic farms in Pennsylvania so they can develop programs to help start such operations across Indiana. The training in no-till organic systems, composting, soil health, nutrient management, integrating livestock in …Read More

Sales from organic farms spike in Illinois

by Megan Noe, Sales from organic farms have more than tripled in Illinois in recent years, and local business owners say more Quad Citians are looking to eat fresh, too. At Moline’s Barley and Rye Bistro, owner and chef Jared Linn works with more than 30 area farmers, using their meats, cheeses, grains and produce …Read More

Grower takes next step in organic farming

By Scott Donnelly, GRANVILLE — For Michael Kilpatrick, the decision to become a Department of Agriculture Certified Organic grower came down to timing. There was a time when Kilpatrick felt the USDA program was tarnished by the influence of big politics and even bigger farms. And while the agency remains the target of such criticism …Read More

Organic farming a Santa Cruz mainstay

By Maria Gaura, Santa Cruz County is a pioneer in organic agriculture, with trendsetting organic farms, restaurants and specialty foods. But even here, in the alternative heartland, organic vineyards are few and far between. Only 40 acres of Santa Cruz County wine grapes, about 6 percent of vineyard acreage, are certified organic, according to crop reports. …Read More

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