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Annual Meeting

This year, OTA will host its Annual Meeting for members on Wednesday, September 17 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Sculpture Barn at the American Visionary Art Museum immediately preceding the Annual Awards Celebration. Come on over to the museum to participate in discussions about Association business, hear directly from OTA’s Board of Directors, […]

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OTA’s Annual Awards Celebration

Following the Annual Meeting, OTA’s Annual Leadership Awards Celebration will be held on Wednesday, September 17 from 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., also at the American Visionary Art Museum. Celebrate with your colleagues and honor inspirational leaders in the organic industry at OTA’s Annual Awards Celebration. OTA’s 2014 honorees will be announced soon! Tickets are on sale now and […]

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All Things Organic Conference Track

As the leading authority on the North American organic market, OTA will deliver a one-of-a-kind conference program with critical information on the issues that impact your organic business. From the state of the organic industry to defining non-GMO under the organic regulations, this year’s line-up is sure to spark conversation. Check out the full conference schedule and […]

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Visit the OTA Booth and Member Hospitality Suite

Be sure to stop by the OTA and Organic Center Booth #1211 on the trade show floor of the Baltimore Convention Center on Thursday, September 18 through Saturday, September 20. OTA members can stop by OTA’s exclusive lounge anytime during show floor hours to grab a cup of organic coffee, check e-mail, and chat with […]

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Organic PAC Fundraiser

OTA’s Organic Political Action Committee (Organic PAC) is heading back to Camden Yards to host a donor reception as the Orioles take on the Red Sox at home on Friday, September 19 from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Come early and enjoy food, drinks, and networking with special guests in the Organic PAC VIP box! […]

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Rural investment opportunities

This past week, the White House Rural Council Rural Opportunity Investment Conference convened to show investors that there are opportunities in rural communities. OTA member Gary Hirshberg moderated a panel about investment in local, regional and organic food systems. Other speakers included Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, Kentucky Governor […]

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Organic Caucus briefing on organic research

The Organic Center and the Organic Trade Association today gave a joint briefing to Congress covering emerging science on organic issues and organic food and farming research needs. The briefing included details about the recent nutritional study led by Newcastle University as well as research concerning citrus greening. The briefing looked at the mechanisms behind […]

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Register now for residue sampling webinar

You can now register for OTA’s residue sampling webinar. Join OTA’s Nathaniel Lewis on August 19 from 10 a.m. to Noon PST (1– 3 p.m. EST) to learn about residue sampling under the USDA National Organic Program. This webinar is free for OTA members.  Lewis will also conduct a second webinar session on residue sampling […]

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Batcha taking part in advisory trade meeting

Laura Batcha, OTA’s CEO and Executive Director, will take part this Thursday, July 24, in the latest meeting of the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC), of which she is a member. The day’s agenda includes an overview of the U.S. Trade Agenda and discussion of key trade negotiations, as well as an open roundtable discussion […]

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Don’t forget to vote

Voting has begun in OTA’s Board of Directors election, with an impressive slate of candidates on the ballot. If you are the official voting contact for your company, please make sure to cast your ballot before the election closes on July 30. You may either send back the paper ballot OR use the voting code […]

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