Advancing Organics

November 2006
American Fruit Grower;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 126 Issue 10, Special section p7
The article reports that Organic Trade Association (OTA) is encouraging the U.S. Congress to strengthen and support organic agriculture by incorporating provisions in the 2007 Farm Bill. OTA planned to advance organic agriculture to ensure that organic farmers have access to all resources available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Funds can be used to foster transition to organic agriculture and trade and create risk management tools to eliminate hurdles to organic agriculture.


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