There are 31,000 farms or ranches in South Dakota, according to the South Dakota Department of Agriculture website, but only 103 certified organic operations.
Compost with pesticide residues is prohibited in organic production due to a federal judge's ruling
A majority of organic fresh pear growers and shippers in the Pacific Northwest have decided to drop out of generic promotions by The Pear Bureau Northwest in favor of promoting their own brands.
Organic fraud case involved the sale of more than 2.1 million pounds of alfalfa seed.
The seed dealer sold conventional alfalfa seed as organic.
A Teton, Idaho, grower is the largest U.S. supplierr of an ancient grain considered man's first wheat, called einkorn.
New research on organic hotspots finds a higher economic benefit to local communities than previously thought and a higher economic benefit than general agricultural hotspots.