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YieldOrganic Blog

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Organic & Non-GMO 2018 Forum

The variety of this year's content at the 2018 Organic & Non-GMO Forum ranged from organic certification, the bioengineered disclosure law, vulnerability to organic fraud, the impact of imported organic grain, an organic farmer panel, and technology transfer from conventional...

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How To Read A GMO Lab Report

Midwest Labs is the largest Agricultural Lab in North America, and Brian Hodges is in charge of GMO testing operations. He and I sat down and had a great conversation in a previous podcast titled “Testing Your Crops with Brian Hodges from Midwest Labs” to learn more about GMO...

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Organic and Regenerative Production Matters to Consumers

Most people when they get on a flight will feel a moment of panic when they see small children going on the flight with them; especially if the flight is for a couple of hours or more. I was flying home last Friday from a work meeting and entered the plane that had come from...

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Organic Corn From The Field to Hot Cornbread on the Table in The Same Day

One of the perks of being a farmer is having access to crops straight from the field. Have you ever had cornbread at a county fair and wondered why it tastes so good? Sometimes if you look behind the counter, you will see that they are grinding corn to make fresh cornmeal. It...

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Crop Testing After Harvest And Why It's Important

Each harvest season we are grateful for the bounty of what has been produced.  We have all been busy harvesting, hauling and storing everything from the field; which is a choreographed, time and weather sensitive job.  Soon we will be rounding the corner, and it will be time...

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Testing for GMO contamination: Why We Started Testing Our Crops-

What you don’t know can hurt you.

When your organic or non-GMO crop is delivered to the buyer do you sometimes have an uneasy feeling of how the transaction is going to go?If you have ever been rejected at the elevator for having too high of GMO contamination, as I have,...

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Advocating for Farmers and Organic Buyers at Expo East

Over 29,000 people came together in Baltimore, Maryland this year to be a part of the 32nd annual Natural Products Expo East convention and tradeshow. The event showcased 451 first-time exhibitors and in total over 1,500 small and large brands that featured and launched...

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The Organic Advocate - A Podcast by a Farmer for Farmers

Heard Anything Interesting Lately?

Whether you are a farmer considering transitioning to organic production or a large scale commodity buyer tired of ambiguity in sourcing quality organic inputs, The Organic Advocate is your source for current information and innovation.

Thea...

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Need A Raise? Organic Production Might Be An Option

If you are like many farmers, you may be feeling the pinch of the current market prices for conventional crops as they continue to dip while operating capital also seems to continue to tighten. Many farmers are frustrated and feel stuck with the current conventional crop...

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Mycotoxins: What are they? Tips to prevent them while storing organic crops.

The same principle for buying the right piece of land and how the weather may have affected us this year is the same. It is all about location, location, location. For some of us this growing season, we have gone through highs and lows in temperature, from saturated to...

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