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Updated Articles and Resources

By Jennifer Chait

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • How to Sell Organic Farm Goods to Local Restaurants Created: Saturday, September 11, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Organic restaurants offer a great opportunity for local organic farmers, but you have to maintain professional farm to restaurant relationships.
    • Before You Transition Your Farm to Certified Organic Created: Thursday, December 02, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Before your farm can get certified organic, you'll need to take some first and very important steps.
    • Can You Certify Organic Water? Created: Saturday, July 30, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Find out if water is eligible for USDA organic certification.
    • Top Myths About Organic Food Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Sort out all the myths surrounding organic so that you can become a more informed consumer.
    • Steps to USDA Organic Certification - How to Get Certified Organic Created: Thursday, July 22, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Meeting USDA organic certification standards shows consumers that you're committed to quality organic goods. Learn the basics of how to get certified organic - examine USDA organic certification el...
    • Can Kelp be Used in Organic Livestock Feed? Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      What are the rules surrounding kelp in organic livestock feed?
    • Fallow Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      What is the practice of fallowing in organic agriculture?
    • Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      What is the The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service?
    • Raw Foods Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      How does raw food, and raw dairy especially, relate to organic certification?
    • Who Regulates & Certifies Organic Textiles? Created: Sunday, November 07, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Organic textiles, including natural fibers, such as cotton, wool, flax and more, are eligible for organic certification through various parties.
    • Do You Need an Organic Food Distributor? Created: Thursday, August 26, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      An organic food distributor might be able to help you sell more organic farm products plus help streamline the sales process.
    • The Different Types of Organic Consumers Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Before you can market organics successfully, you'll need to understand your organic customer base.
    • Top 10 Skills New Organic Farmers Need Created: Friday, June 29, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      If you want to be an organic farmer, here are some key attributes you should possess.
    • 10 U.S. Colleges That Offer Organic Agricultural Programs Created: Monday, October 31, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      10 great colleges that offer programs related to organic agriculture.
    • Facts About Organic Water Created: Monday, October 31, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Water is a big deal and does affect both organic certification and organic products.
    • United States and Korea Organic Equivalency Arrangement Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      What is the United States and Korea Organic Equivalency Arrangement?
    • Input Created: Friday, December 31, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Input is a common term used on the farm, and due to organic regulations, a term that organic growers must be very familiar with.
    • Ten Reasons for Restaurants to Go Organic Created: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Organic restaurants offer many benefits to restaurant owners, restaurant customers and the planet.
    • Biodegradable Created: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Biodegradable is a confusing term for many consumers and even businesses.
    • Genetically Modified Organisms Created: Thursday, February 03, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) refer to plants and animals with an altered genetic make-up.
    • Accredited Certifying Agent Created: Thursday, August 19, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Find out what an accredited certifying agent does for the organic industry.
    • 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Organic Labels Created: Monday, August 02, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014
      If you're going to claim that a product is organic, you'll need the proper organic label. Get the answers to some commonly asked organic label questions.
    • Certified Organic Created: Thursday, August 19, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014
      Not all organic terms mean the same thing. Certified organic is a term you can trust more than simply the term organic.
    • Organic Producer Created: Thursday, August 19, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014
      Organics all start with the organic producer. Find out about the importance of organic producers.
    • 10 Top Careers in the Organic Industry Created: Friday, September 30, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014
      If you're looking to break into organic business, there are a lot of open doors. Learn more about the hottest jobs in the organic industry.
    • Kroger Tries to Gain Organic Edge with More Natural Products Created: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
      Kroger is one of the largest organic retailers in the United States, but they don't fare better than Costco or Walmart. They're trying to change that.
    • Consumer Guide: How to Shop for Real Organic Products Created: Sunday, March 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
      If you're a consumer looking for organic products, here are some tips to ensure that you're buying real organics vs. fake organics.
    • Top 5 Largest Organic Retailers in North America 2010 Created: Sunday, October 10, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014
      Learn more about the top 5 largest organic retailers in the country, including the organic pros and cons of each.
    • 8 Differences Between Organic Food & Sustainable Food Created: Monday, August 30, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014
      Here are eight differences between farmers or food production operators who follow the National Organic Program (NOP) and more strictly eco-minded practices.
    • Can Organic Farmers Use Compost? Created: Saturday, May 31, 2014 Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014
      Can organic compost be used on organic farmland?
    • Compost Created: Saturday, May 31, 2014 Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014
      What is compost all about?
    • Farmland & Infrastructure Requirements for Organic Farmers Created: Saturday, May 31, 2014 Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014
      General requirements for various types of organic production operations.

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