Farming At Your Fingertips: How Technology is Changing Agriculture Work

About five years ago, David Wallace spent the summer on his family’s potato farm in the Skagit Valley area of ​​Washington State. Wallace had grown up on the farm, but he left to pursue chemistry, eventually working as a data scientist. But he always felt a pull back to his roots. During his visit, Wallace … Read more

2022 National Organic Research Agenda and 2022 State of Organic Seed Reports Released

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As the Organic Industry Booms, Grower Challenges and Seed Needs Loom LargeTwo new assessments underscore the need for targeted investments in organic research (SANTA CRUZ, Calif., March 15, 2022) — Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) are proud to announce the release of the National Organic Research Agenda … Read more

Don’t Tell Farmers How To Farm – Ask Them Instead – A Year in the Life of a Farmer

I recently attended a virtual conference, hosted by CityAge, called “Farming for the Future”. This digital event included discussions around regenerative agriculture, soil health, farming practices that reduce carbon emissions, and so on. Truth be told, it was an interesting and well-organized event, with many of the speakers and panelists taking thoughtful positions on the … Read more

Homegrown Organics Stone Fruit Farm Visit « Earl’s Organic Produce

April 5, 2022 | Susan As we made our way to visit the folks at Homegrown, we noted the variability of each operation based on its proximity to the King’s River. Vern Peterson’s plot backs right up the river (which although incredibly low, creates a stable water table), and we later learned that his well … Read more