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

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