Mendocino Wine Company – Organic Farming Research Foundation

Mendocino Wine Company is located 125 miles north of San Francisco in Ukiah, where extremely hot temperatures and minimal rain make conservation techniques like cover cropping and efficient water management imperative. Established in 1932, Parducci Wine Cellars is the longest running winery in Mendocino County. The home estate has about 90 acres under vine. Just … Read more

To Meet the Demand for Organic Crops, We Need to Produce More Organic Seed

Twenty-two years ago, when the US Department of Agriculture finalized the standards for its National Organic Program, produce breeders went back to the drawing board. There was little organically grown seed available for farmers to purchase or for breeders like Oregon State University’s Jim Myers to use to develop more of them. “There were some … Read more

To Meet the Demand for Organic Crops, We Need to Produce More Organic Seed | Agriculture and Farming Forum – AG machinery and technology

Twenty-two years ago, when the US Department of Agriculture finalized the standards for its National Organic Program, produce breeders went back to the drawing board. There was little organically grown seed available for farmers to purchase or for breeders like Oregon State University’s Jim Myers to use to develop more of them. “There were some … Read more

Eucalyptus Plantation Guide – Kavya Organic Farm

Eucalyptus plantation guide : from seeds to yield and return If you are interested in growing eucalyptus trees, there is a lot of information available online to help you with the process. There are many advantages to planting eucalyptus trees and for this reason, many people grow them at their homes or on their farms. … Read more

Cashew cultivation in India – Kavya Organic Farm

Cashew cultivation in India Cashew cultivation in India is the leading industry among all the industries on the subcontinent. It has created 1.5 million job opportunities in different parts of India and has added a major revenue to the country, ranging from approximately $2 billion to nearly $4 billion annually. The cashew industry is not … Read more

Watermelon cultivation in India – Kavya Organic Farm

Watermelon cultivation in India Watermelon cultivation in India is limited to the Western Ghats, a mountain range in southwestern India. It is widely known for its waterfalls and lush green forests. It’s interesting that both watermelon and humans have a similar evolutionary history of being spread by birds. Watermelon cultivation in India Watermelons were first … 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

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