WSU develops new online Organic coursed to prepare student for work in organic agriculture industry.
Organic prices are rising for many of the same reasons affecting conventional food prices: higher fuel costs, rising demand and a tight supply of the grains needed for animal feed and bakery items. In fact, demand for organic wheat, soybeans and corn is so great that farmers are receiving unheard-of prices.
In depth review of the published scientific literature which finally gives us the ability to answer the basic question -- are organic foods generally more nutritious than conventional foods?
WASHINGTON/LONDON/NAIROBI/DELHI - 15th April 2008. The way the world grows its food will have to change radically to better serve the poor and hungry if the world is to cope with a growing population and climate change while avoiding social breakdown and environmental collapse.
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) recently announced organizational and structural changes for National Organic Program (NOP) after five-plus years of program implementation.
The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) recently slashed prices for seed suppliers to list organic varieties in its Organic Seed Database. The Organic Seed Database enables organic growers to search the availability of organic seed, both open-pollinated varieties and newly developed hybrids.