The Non-GMO Archive

University of Minnesota study: Organic corn produces better yields grown organically than conventionally

December 27th, 2016
By Ken Roseboro

Organic corn seed varieties produced strong yields in field trials held in two Minnesota locations in 2016. The trials showed that organic corn grown using organic farming methods produced higher yields than the same corn grown using conventional methods. The trials, which were held at the University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center […]

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New study: Monsanto GM corn damaged intestines of rats

December 27th, 2016

Findings contradict reassuring reports on GM products, say researchers

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Nebraska conventional farmer sees opportunities with organic

December 27th, 2016
By Jim Ruen

Seeking more farm income led Ryan Weeks to add organic to the mix.

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2017 Non-GMO and Organic Grain Production Contracts

December 27th, 2016

The following companies are offering contracts to farmers to grow non-GMO and organic grains in 2017. Clarkson Grain Cerro Gordo, IL; Mattoon, IL; Beardstown, IL Phone: 800-252-1638 Email: info@clarksongrain.com Contact: Wyatt Muse Contracts offered: Corn, soybeans, wheat, and sunflowers; food grade corn, including blue, white, yellow, and waxy; food grade clear hilum soybeans. F.W. Cobs […]

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Certified Transitional program offers opportunities and challenges to organic industry

December 27th, 2016
By Ken Roseboro

Certified Transitional programs are emerging to boost U.S. organic farming acres by helping farmers make the three-year transition to organic production and sell their transitional crops.

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