An Associated Press article by North Dakota AP reporter Blake Nicholson entitled “Upper Midwest Farmers Transitioning to Organic can get Aid” spotlighted information about OTA’s push for an industry-led, government-administered certification program for organic farmers who are still transitioning to organic production. The article, which came out January 29, was carried nationally as AP Wire’s “The Big Story” for the day.
OTA’s transitional certification effort in the news
February 2, 2016 in OTA at Work For You
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