Organic Production

Information on organic farming of fruit crops, including certification, using organic nutrient sources and crop insurance options. Tips on organic marketing.

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Creating a Weed Management Plan for Your Organic Farm - Articles Articles
Successful weed management can make or break a new organic farm. These steps will help you get the upper hand on weeds. More
Crop Insurance Options for Organic Farmers
Crop Insurance Options for Organic Farmers - Articles Articles
Multi-peril crop insurance is a valuable risk management tool that allows farmers to insure against losses due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases. More
Organic Certification
Organic Certification - Videos Videos

Organic Certification

Kristy Borrelli

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This presentation will help you to identify many useful resources and decide if organic certification is appropriate for your farm business. More
Organic Foods - What Does it Mean for Me?
Organic Foods - What Does it Mean for Me? - Articles Articles

Organic Foods - What Does it Mean for Me?

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

The term "organic" refers to foods that have been farmed and produced according to the standards of the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP). More
Organic Insecticides
Organic Insecticides - Articles Articles
If you are going to spray it is important to use products with good efficacy in a way that makes them most likely to impact the pest of concern. More
Organic Orchard Production in the Mid-Atlantic Region
Organic Orchard Production in the Mid-Atlantic Region - Articles Articles
Organic fruit growing in the Mid-Atlantic Region can be successful and profitable with careful study and planning. More
Organic Production and Marketing
Organic Production and Marketing - Articles Articles
Organic production requires years of planning and research to benefit from the possible increase in selling prices. More