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2014 Organic Survey results are in

By: Organic Assistant Staff, October 21, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2014 Organic Survey, which show that 14,093 certified and exempt organic farms in the United States sold a total of $5.5 billion in organic products in 2014, up 72 percent since 2008.… MORE

McDonalds is adding organic burgers to their locations in Germany

By: Organic Assistant Staff, October 21, 2015
McDonald’s will offer its first-ever 100 percent organic beef hamburger for a limited time in Germany. They are calling them the McB burger and will be available from Oct. 1-Nov 18th. The organic beef is sourced from organic livestock farmers in Germany and Austria. McDonald’s is trying… MORE

OTA aims to align supply, demand and farming profitability of organic by 2030

By: Organic Assistant Staff, October 5, 2015
By Elizabeth Crawford, 24-Sep-2015 Sales of organic are skyrocketing in the U.S. with demand often outstripping supply, but the Organic Trade Association has a plan to bring into balance by 2030 the market growth, acreage growth and farming profitability of organic.  http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Suppliers2/OTA-aims-to-align-organic-supply-demand-farming-profitability-by-2030?utm_source=copyright&utm_medium=OnSite&utm_campaign=copyright… MORE

2014 Organic Survey Results

By: Organic Assistant Staff, September 24, 2015
The United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2014 Organic Survey.  The survey, part of the Census of Agriculture program, is an inventory of all known organic producers in the United States that are… MORE

Popularity of Organic blueberries prove profitable

By: Organic Assistant Staff, September 23, 2015
The organic blueberry acreage in Washington state increased by 130% between 2009 and 2012. During that same time the farm-gate value of the state’s organic blueberries grew from $7 million to $23 million. Washington State University reported that Washington is the number one producer of organic… MORE
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