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New Liquid Fertilizer for Organic Farming

By: Organic Assistant Staff, July 15, 2015
Innovative Surface Solutions released the first magnesium chloride-based fertilizer certified for use on organic crops. AgMag is an all natural single-source magnesium chloride product. It has just been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute in both Canada and the United States. AgMag is listed… MORE

Universities to Pro Sporting Arenas Offering Certified Organic Options

By: Organic Assistant Staff, July 8, 2015
Good healthy choices are being made more available for students and sport lovers. Boston University has signed an agreement for certified organic oats to be supplied. The deal was signed between Aurora Mills and Farms and the university. The university had a goal of sourcing local grains. It will be… MORE

Cheese could be the next health food, industry expert suggests

By: Organic Assistant Staff, July 8, 2015
By Elizabeth CrawfordElizabeth Crawford, 15-Jun-2015 The tide may be changing for cheese, as science helps re-position the dairy food as a protein-dense, calcium-rich, healthy snack rather than as a high-fat and -sodium food to be enjoyed in moderation, suggests a market trends expert.… MORE

NOP Recommends Five Substances in Organic Agriculture

By: Organic Assistant Staff, June 23, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is implementing the National Organic Standards Board's (NOSB) sunset review recommendations for five substances on the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) for use in organic production… MORE

Researchers Report Organic Farming Is More Profitable Than Conventional

By: Organic Assistant Staff, June 11, 2015
Washington State University researchers, David Crowdera and John Reganold, conducted a survey and found that organic farming is more profitable over conventional farming. Organic farming is between 22-35 percent more profitable due to premium pricing. The data came from 44 studies including 55 crops… MORE
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