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Organic Trade Association statement on Senate Farm Bill that provides historic advancements for organic agriculture

*MEDIA STATEMENT*Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (June 8, 2018) — The Farm Bill introduced by the Senate Agriculture Committee recognizes the strong growth in organic and the opportunities that organic provides for the farm and food economy. The Organic Trade Association thanks Chairman Roberts, Ranking Member Stabenow and members of the committee […]

Organic Trade Association statement on Senate Farm Bill that provides historic advancements for organic agriculture

*MEDIA STATEMENT*Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (June 8, 2018) — The Farm Bill introduced by the Senate Agriculture Committee recognizes the strong growth in organic and the opportunities that organic provides for the farm and food economy. The Organic Trade Association thanks Chairman Roberts, Ranking Member Stabenow and members of the committee […]

Summit explores how to keep organic farmers in the know

Organic Center’s Confluences Summit focuses on ways to transfer research knowledge to farmersMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (June 1, 2018) —  Washington, D.C. (June 1, 2018) – Today’s organic farmer, like all farmers, is a consummate problem solver and master of many skills, from agronomy and animal husbandry to mechanics and […]

Summit explores how to keep organic farmers in the know

Organic Center’s Confluences Summit focuses on ways to transfer research knowledge to farmersMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (June 1, 2018) —  Washington, D.C. (June 1, 2018) – Today’s organic farmer, like all farmers, is a consummate problem solver and master of many skills, from agronomy and animal husbandry to mechanics and […]

Organic Trade Association presents Organic Champion Award to Rep. Rodney Davis

Congressman honored during trade association’s annual Policy ConferenceMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (May 24, 2018) — As part of its annual Policy Conference today, the Organic Trade Association recognized Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL) for his excellence in advancing organic agriculture through public service with the 2018 Organic Champion Award. “Congressman Davis has […]

Organic Trade Association presents Organic Champion Award to Rep. Rodney Davis

Congressman honored during trade association’s annual Policy ConferenceMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (May 24, 2018) — As part of its annual Policy Conference today, the Organic Trade Association recognized Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL) for his excellence in advancing organic agriculture through public service with the 2018 Organic Champion Award. “Congressman Davis has […]

Organic Trade Association kicks off pilot project to deter organic fraud

Unprecedented effort by organic stakeholders will cover the entire organic supply chainMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (May 24, 2018) — The Organic Trade Association on Thursday announced the kick-off of a groundbreaking pilot project by the organic industry to prevent and detect fraud in the global organic system.  The far-reaching three-month pilot […]

Organic Trade Association kicks off pilot project to deter organic fraud

Unprecedented effort by organic stakeholders will cover the entire organic supply chainMaggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (May 24, 2018) — The Organic Trade Association on Thursday announced the kick-off of a groundbreaking pilot project by the organic industry to prevent and detect fraud in the global organic system.  The far-reaching three-month pilot […]

Organic Trade Association applauds Sen. Baldwin for introducing bill to boost global organic trade oversight

*MEDIA ALERT*Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (May 23, 2018) — The Organic Trade Association on Wednesday applauded Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) for introducing the Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act, which would make significant strides to improve the oversight of global organic trade, create a level playing field for American organic farmers, […]

Organic Trade Association applauds Sen. Baldwin for introducing bill to boost global organic trade oversight

*MEDIA ALERT*Maggie McNeilmmcneil@ota.com(202) 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (May 23, 2018) — The Organic Trade Association on Wednesday applauded Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) for introducing the Organic Farmer and Consumer Protection Act, which would make significant strides to improve the oversight of global organic trade, create a level playing field for American organic farmers, […]