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U.S. organic sales jump 23 percent in 2016
U.S. organic sales jump 23 percent in 2016
California continues to lead the way in organic sales and number of organic farms and acreage nationwide. Milk topped the list of organic product sales in 2016, followed by eggs and broiler chickens.

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USDA organics chief steps down
USDA organics chief steps down
The head of the National Organic Program will be looking for a more relaxing lifestyle and more family time when he leaves the agency at the end of the month.
Study finds organic farming better at sequestering carbon
Study finds organic farming better at sequestering carbon
The researchers found that soils from organic farms had a 26 percent greater potential for long-term carbon storage than soils from conventional farms.
‘So far, so good’ on Oregon organic farm’s weed control plan
‘So far, so good’ on Oregon organic farm’s weed control plan
Sherman County’s warning to Azure Farms earlier this summer ignited a social media outburst that stunned and angered county residents.

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