The Non-GMO Blog


ADM contracts with North Dakota farmers to produce regeneratively grown flaxseed

Paul and Diane Overby of Wolford, North Dakota are enjoying the premiums from growing flaxseed for specialty food markets using regeneratively grown practices. The best part is spreading the word to farmers and consumers on the benefits of no-till, low chemical use, more sustainable agriculture that promotes healthy soil. In 2019, Archer Daniels Midland—for whom […]

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Ancient grain teff earns the spotlight as a climate change hero

Crises often prompt a re-examination of resources—what do we already have in our toolkit that can solve our problem? In the face of global warming exacerbating drought, and subsequent crop losses leading to food shortages, an ancient grain from Ethiopia is looking particularly promising. The tufty grass crop teff—with tiny grains resembling millet—has been grown […]

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As conventional prices rise, regenerative leader slashes costs

In the face of climbing input prices, Advancing Eco Agriculture (AEA), a leader in regenerative agriculture, is offering a fall promotion to lower prices and help more farmers transition to regenerative practices. The promotion includes all AEA and Tainio Biological products. “Our promise as a company is to help growers make more money with regenerative agriculture,” said […]

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Pacific Northwest universities receive $50 million grant for climate-smart potato production

Potato growing that improves soil health and reduces carbon footprint—that’s what a $50 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to farmers and Native American Tribes is betting on. One of 70 projects of the USDA’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program, the initiative will identify practices and crop rotation options to prevent the soil […]

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New organic food and farming report recommends policies for upcoming Farm Bill

Three organic agriculture advocates have created a report that provides a roadmap for lawmakers to unlock the potential of organic agriculture in the 2023 Farm Bill and beyond. NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems at Arizona State University (ASU), and Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR) wrote to highlight the […]

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