July/August

Yields hold potential boon for 2018 organic wheat production

By Ryan Koory, senior economist, Mercaris In its 2017/2018 Organic Wheat Market Guide, Mercaris estimated that despite a 22 percent increase in U.S. acres, U.S. organic wheat production only grew by 10 percent in 2017. The lackluster production is entirely due to a 10 percent year over year (y/y) decline in organic wheat yields, but […]

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Report: nearly half of consumers avoid GMOs; more are buying non-GMO products

Survey finds 76 percent of Americans are familiar with Non-GMO Project seal

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The Andersons “one-stop shop” is helping farmers transition to organic

“Farmer-centric” company offers a range of services to help farmers make the three-year transition

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Toxic legacy: new science reveals generational harm of pesticides

Epigenetics shows how pesticide damage to DNA can be programmed into future generations

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SRI and Lotus Foods—transforming how rice is grown

Regenerative method produces non-GMO rice with less water, reduced methane emissions, greater yields and incomes, and easier labor practices

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