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2014-09-15 08:35:42

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hikvision USA, a multiple award-winning North American leader in innovative video surveillance technology products and solutions, joined with Earthworks Farm, a work-training and educational urban farm in Los Angeles County, to promote healthy lifestyle choices to the local community. A team of volunteers from Hikvision, along with Earthworks farmers, used organic farming as a framework to support young people in the community...

2014-09-15 08:23:52

REARDAN, Wash., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Rhizoterra Field Day that was recently held at Rhizoterra's Research Farm near Reardan, WA, world renowned soil health scientist, Dr. Jill Clapperton, shared results of research trials regarding COMPELL natural compost pellets. The field day was attended by key growers and farm managers, conservation district representatives, crop consultants, and representatives from local universities. The Rhizoterra Farm in Eastern Washington (at...

2014-09-12 12:26:19

OTA stresses role of organic for states WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organic Trade Association Executive Director and CEO Laura Batcha told the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Friday that organic farming is in all states, and that state directors of agriculture who care about jobs and vitality should care about organic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145720-INFO Organic is no longer a niche industry, said...

2014-09-11 16:24:03

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills' $820 million acquisition of specialty food maker Annie's on September 8 underscores the growing profitability and popularity of natural and organic food products. The move allows Annie's to leverage General Mills resources to strengthen its position among leading natural and organic manufacturers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132630 "Looking ahead, the acquisition will ideally translate into Annie's...

2014-09-10 23:05:13

Consumers can now receive affordable, farm-fresh organic fruits and vegetables delivered straight to their doorstep. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Farmbox Direct, the newest subscription based service bringing 100% USDA certified organic, seasonal, and pesticide-free produce to doorsteps, launches with delivery along the east coast. Based in New York City, Farmbox Direct offers customers three different size boxes that can be delivered weekly or bi-weekly, containing only...

2014-09-10 16:27:42

Consumer concerns, GMOs, latest trends top OTA's "All Things Organic" in Baltimore WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's been a busy year for the organic industry. Record sales in the United States, intensifying competition for the attention of the increasingly savvy organic consumer, and a dogged debate over what organic really stands for have meant a very full plate for the organic community. The Organic Trade Association (OTA), the leading authority on the...

2014-09-08 08:24:12

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockton Israel, a leader in plant extract based crop protection innovation, announced today that its flagship product, Timorex Gold, has received US registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Timorex Gold is a natural broad spectrum fungicide, which allows farmers to have a useful new tool for disease control in organic and conventional crops. (Logo:...

2014-09-04 23:04:21

Josie's Organics, part of Braga Fresh Family Farms, continues its national brand expansion by partnering with food & lifestyle expert Chadwick Boyd. Focus is to support the continuing nationwide rollout of Josie's Organics fresh vegetables to additional markets and bring modern, mom-friendly recipes, tips and educational info on organic vegetables to consumers to make time at the table more valuable and flavorful. Soledad, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Today, Braga Fresh...

2014-09-03 08:28:09

HerbalGram Herb Market Report Marks a Decade of Rising Sales AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sales of herbal dietary supplements in the United States increased by 7.9% in 2013, reaching a total estimated figure of six billion dollars for the first time. These statistics are conclusions of a new report published in the current issue of HerbalGram, the peer-reviewed quarterly journal of the nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC).*...

2014-09-03 08:25:13

Organic Trade Association to throw first-ever #OrganicFestival on social media WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's party time at the Organic Trade Association. For 10. Straight. Days. And everyone's invited. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142362 September is "Organic Month," and OTA and its member companies are teaming up with other leading organic influencers to throw "Organic-Palooza," a first-ever 10-day social media festival that gets going...


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