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USDA awards Organic Trade Association nearly $850,000 for 2018 market promotion

Export promotion yields new organic markets, new organic exportersMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (November 14, 2017) — First-time exposure on a new continent, sponsored activities in five new countries, and the creation of a host of new organic exporters – these are some of the benchmarks achieved by the Organic Trade Association’s […]

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Organic Trade Association to take USDA to court over continued delay of organic animal welfare rule

*Media Alert*Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (November 9, 2017) — The Organic Trade Association on Thursday issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) further delay of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule, as announced in the Federal Register. “In defense of the integrity of […]

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Organic Trade Association to take USDA to court over continued delay of organic animal welfare rule

*Media Alert*Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (November 9, 2017) — The Organic Trade Association on Thursday issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) further delay of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule, as announced in the Federal Register. “In defense of the integrity of […]

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Organic entrepreneur and actress Jennifer Garner to headline The Organic Center’s annual gala

Garner to be keynote speaker at 2018 “Bringing Science to Life” fundraising dinnerMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (October 31, 2017) —  WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 31, 2017) – Award-winning actress, philanthropist and organic entrepreneur Jennifer Garner will be the keynote speaker at The Organic Center’s 15th Annual Benefit Dinner on March 8 […]

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Organic entrepreneur and actress Jennifer Garner to headline The Organic Center’s annual gala

Garner to be keynote speaker at 2018 “Bringing Science to Life” fundraising dinnerMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (October 31, 2017) —  WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 31, 2017) – Award-winning actress, philanthropist and organic entrepreneur Jennifer Garner will be the keynote speaker at The Organic Center’s 15th Annual Benefit Dinner on March 8 […]

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Budgeting tool developed to encourage more organic grain production

Crop budget worksheets help determine economic impact of agronomic choicesMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (October 24, 2017) — Successful farming requires careful planning and the right tools. A new crop budgeting tool developed by the U.S. Organic Grain Collaboration enables organic farmers – and those producers interested in transitioning to organic – […]

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Budgeting tool developed to encourage more organic grain production

Crop budget worksheets help determine economic impact of agronomic choicesMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (October 24, 2017) — Successful farming requires careful planning and the right tools. A new crop budgeting tool developed by the U.S. Organic Grain Collaboration enables organic farmers – and those producers interested in transitioning to organic – […]

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Organic Center wins USDA funding for 2018 Confluences conference

Third annual Confluences will evaluate how organic farmers get information and discuss ways to improve knowledge transfer Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (October 13, 2017) — The Organic Center was awarded a $50,000 grant this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to host its third Organic Confluences Summit in 2018. […]

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Organic Center wins USDA funding for 2018 Confluences conference

Third annual Confluences will evaluate how organic farmers get information and discuss ways to improve knowledge transfer Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (October 13, 2017) — The Organic Center was awarded a $50,000 grant this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to host its third Organic Confluences Summit in 2018. […]

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Organic Trade Association helps advance legislation to boost global organic trade oversight

Bipartisan bill to create a level playing field for organic farmers and ensure continued consumer trust  Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (September 28, 2017) — The Organic Trade Association on Thursday applauded Representative John Faso (R-NY) for introducing the Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act, which would make significant strides to improve the […]

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