Organic corn and soybean acres shrink this year following a challenging spring

Number of organic acres increased this year but weather problems will reduce the harvest

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Allowing gene editing in organic food production “won’t be tolerated by the organic community”

A recent suggestion by U.S. Department of Agriculture undersecretary Greg Ibach that gene editing should be considered for use in organic food production received a big thumb’s down by organic industry leaders, including the Organic Trade Association, Organic Farmers Association, and Organic Seed Alliance. Speaking at a U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and […]

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Regenerative agriculture saved this Arkansas family farm

Using no-till, cover crops, and diverse crop rotations, Adam Chappell cut costs and chemical inputs and improved soil health.

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NSF’s revised non-GMO standard defines gene editing and synthetic biology as genetic engineering

Newly revised non-GMO certification program won’t allow ingredients derived from genetically modified microorganisms to be certified as non-GMO, recognizes organic certification as meeting non-GMO certification requirements

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Bow & Arrow’s non-GMO corn sows seeds of prosperity for Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

Anthropologists suggest that Ute Native Americans occupied the Four Corners area (juncture of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona) as early as 1500 C.E., so it’s no surprise that the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe is successfully growing a value-added corn product on the reservation. Despite mountainous, high desert conditions, Bow & Arrow Foods LLC, launched […]

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