The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service is conducting the 2016 Certified Organic Survey, a yearly census taken to gather new data on certified crops and livestock commodities
The Organic Farming Research Foundation has received a grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency designed to promote the use of the agency's programs and services among organic farmers
Promising a new era in consumer awareness of the U.S. Department of Agriculture organic seal, backers of the proposed organic research and promotion order say it could raise more than $30 million a year for research, tec
Nine years ago, one of the first bioreactors was installed on Mike Bravard’s farm near Jefferson, Iowa. Last week, that bioreactor was reconditioned, all in an effort to make water cleaner for people downstream.
Food production doesn’t have to be a victim of climate change. New research suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can be preserved by harnessing the critical partner in food supply – soil.