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Nearly two-thirds of the way and counting…

The Organic Trade Association’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $650,389 toward its $1 million goal. OTA extends a special thank you to Clif Bar & Co. and Wholesome!® who have gone above and beyond to provide Leadership Circle support in 2017. In addition, OTA thanks the following for pledging their early support to this year’s Annual […]

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Tally surpasses the half way mark

OTA’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $568,312 toward the $1 million goal. OTA extends a special thank you to Driscoll’s for providing Leadership Circle support in 2017. In addition, we thank the following for pledging their early support to this year’s Annual Fund: Clarkson Grain Company, Doguet’s Rice Milling Company, Eco-Bags Products, Flavor and Fragrance […]

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Support continues to grow

OTA’s Annual Fund campaign has reached $485,680 toward the $1 million goal. OTA extends a special thank you to the following companies that donated this past week: Clif Bar & Company, Organic Valley, and Smucker Natural Foods. In addition, we thank the following for pledging their early support to this year’s Annual Fund: Healthy Beverage, […]

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Be part of OTA’s 2017 Annual Fund

The Organic Trade Association’s Annual Fund campaign kicked off in January, and we are happy to report that we have already raised 42 percent toward our $1 million goal through the support of our generous donors. With $423,078 already raised, OTA and COTA are positioned to make this another positive and productive year for the organic […]

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Annual Fund Donor recognition

OTA extends a special thank you to the following companies that have gone above and beyond to provide Leadership Circle support in 2017: Annie’s Inc., Applegate, CCOF Inc., Earthbound Farm, National Cooperative Grocers, New Hope Network, Stonyfield Farm, WhiteWave Foods Co and UNFI! In addition, we thank the following for pledging their early support to […]

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Weigh-in on the future of the Farm Bill

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is encouraging producers and handlers to participate in our Farm Bill survey to provide feedback on new policy priorities for the upcoming 2018 Farm Bill. Major topics that are addressed in the survey include production concerns; marketing, funding, regulatory, research, and extension barriers; and past Farm Bill evaluation. Each survey is […]

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Sign up for webinar on biodiversity conservation in organic

Join eOrganic for a webinar on biodiversity conservation on organic farms October 5 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. The webinar is free, but advance registration is required. It will feature opportunities for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service to support producers in the implementation of conservation practices and discuss compliance, and issues related to the National […]

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Organic seed report available

State of Organic Seed 2016, a new report from Organic Seed Alliance, is now available for download. Updating the status of organic seed usage in the United States, the report shows that organic farmers are producing and using more organic seed. However, there is still work to be done, as most organic farmers still rely on […]

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Thank you to our supporters

The Organic Trade Association’s 2016 Annual Fund campaign has reached $906,841. Please consider joining the many other contributors to this effort by supporting OTA’s 2016 Annual Fund Campaign. OTA extends a special thank you to the following organizations for pledging their support: Astral Extracts Ltd, BJE Poultry, BSYD Corporation, CleanDirt Grains & Seeds LLC, Cooper Farms, Enzymology Research […]

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Still time to be part of 2016 campaign

Day in and day out, the Organic Trade Association works to promote and protect organic. We’re a broad industry with varied needs—it takes a strong trade association to stay on top of the issues that can affect our growth. OTA’s Annual Fund supports just that, and is especially important to our regulatory and legislative efforts to proactively […]

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