With demand for organic products continuing to accelerate, the Oregon Department of Agriculture is stepping in to help growers, processors and handlers meet the cost of USDA certification this year.
The department will reimburse up to 75 percent of certification expenses — up to...
WAIMANALO, Hawaii (AP) — On a farm tucked under a lush Hawaii mountainside, Sean Anderson tends passion fruit, kale and salad greens — using only what nature provides.
He creates his own compost and fertilizers and doesn’t use chemicals. But he’s not certified..