San Francisco-Based Firm Launches $250 Million Fund To Invest in Organic Agriculture Sep 5, 2023

    🕔Sep 5, 2023
    Farmland LP, a fund manager specializing in organic agricultural acreage, launched its third farmland fund looking to raise $250 million as that type of investment has produced higher returns than […]

    UGA Study Aims To Help Farmers Transitioning To Organic Production Dec 9, 2022

    🕔Dec 9, 2022
    As demand for organic food continues to rise, organic agriculture has attracted both longtime producers and new farmers into the industry. University of Georgia researchers are working on a new […]

    Corn, Soybeans: Conventional and Organic Enterprise Net Returns Aug 9, 2022

    🕔Aug 9, 2022
    Due to continued increases in demand for certified organic grains, crop farmers that have transitioned from conventional to certified organic grains report higher net returns per acre.  Despite this, certified […]

    Georgia: Organic Farming – Integrating Biological Controls for Root-Knot Nematodes, Weeds Sep 25, 2020

    🕔Sep 25, 2020
    While weeds and plant parasites are a concern for all agricultural producers, organic producers are doubly challenged to combat these problems without chemical solutions. Through a grant from the U.S. […]

    General Mills, Gunsmoke Farms Partner to Transition 34K Acres of Conventional Farmland to Organic with USDA Certification Sep 17, 2020

    🕔Sep 17, 2020
    General Mills today announced Gunsmoke Farms has received organic certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organics Program. Gunsmoke, a 34,000-acre farm outside of Pierre, South Dakota, had been […]

    GMO Plants Consistent With Organic Farming Principles, Danish Researchers Contend Apr 24, 2019

    🕔Apr 24, 2019
    The EU’s policy on GMO is extremely strict and prevents new GMO crops from being authorized. The policy is based on arguments about the risk and unnaturalness of GMO plants […]

    Mississippi: Research Focuses on Cover Crops Plus Organic Certification Jan 16, 2019

    A clump of green rye and vetch grasses with a label resting on a short metal pole in the foreground.
    🕔Jan 16, 2019
    Organic produce sales in the U.S. reached $16 billion last year, and demand is projected to continue. Casey Barickman, Mississippi State University Extension Service vegetable specialist and Mississippi Agricultural and […]

    Organic Farming Worse for Climate than Conventional Practices, Says Study Dec 18, 2018

    🕔Dec 18, 2018
    Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required. This is the finding of a new international study involving […]

    Crop Choices, Farm Size: Changes in a Time of Low Corn, Soybean Prices Nov 8, 2017

    🕔Nov 8, 2017
    Recent news articles have documented that lower crop prices for commodities such as corn and soybeans have caused some producers to make changes to their traditional crop rotation, or to consider organic crop production […]

    Tennessee: Organic Crops Field Tour, Knoxville, Oct. 26 Oct 12, 2017

    🕔Oct 12, 2017
    Everyone is invited to attend the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s 2017 Organic Crops Field Tour, on Thursday, October 26. Visitors will learn first-hand about the latest research efforts and […]


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