January/February

The “lasting” appeal of Apeel produce

Unique natural coating doubles shelf life of fruits and vegetables, cutting food waste

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2019 Non-GMO and Organic Grain Production Contracts

The following companies are offering contracts to farmers to grow non-GMO and organic grains in 2019.

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Soil health is the next agricultural revolution

Geologist and author David Montgomery warns that agriculture must change to stop catastrophic soil erosion and offers hope with three effective conservation agricultural practices that can be adopted by farmers worldwide

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DARKer Act: USDA’s new GMO labeling rule is an “insult to consumers”

New law exempts highly processed GMO-derived ingredients from labeling, allows use of complex, consumer-unfriendly QR codes, sets GMO threshold at 5 percent

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Is it time to close the loophole allowing conventional seed in organic food production?

New rule proposed by National Organic Standards Board would require farmers to show continuous improvement in sourcing and using organic seed

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