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Midwest Organic Pork Conference and Changes Within The Industry

So often the agriculture industry talks about the 78% increase in the sale of broiler chickens and how in 2015 and 2016, organic sales from milk and eggs were the top certified organic commodities sold, but what about the hogs?

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Life Is Full Of Surprises; What Is In Your Food Shouldn’t Be One Of Them

Does anyone remember the ABC news story about pink slime? It is hard to imagine that the story has been resurrected by the USDA declaring that the “pink slime” is o.k. for consumption and can now be called hamburger meat.It kind of feels like a Forrest Gump moment that life...

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Highlights About #MOSES2019 Organic Farming Conference

MOSES Farmers of the Year

I remember meeting Jim Riddle last year at the Organic Farmer’s Association (OFA) booth in the exhibit hall of the MOSES Conference and talking about what MOSES was like from the beginning and how Jim has seen it grow and expand. It is such great...

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What Considerations Are Made When Sourcing Ingredients For Supplements?

Consumers are becoming more and more aware of the quality of food that they are eating tracing it all the way down to where it is grown, the production methods used and by whom. Yet, those are the things that might not be thought about when taking a supplement.

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Key Information A Banker Needs For An Organic Farm Loan

As consumer demand continues to increase in favor of organic food more and more farmers are seriously considering transitioning to and expanding their organic farming production. “Organic can now be found on the shelves of kitchen cupboards and in the refrigerators of 82.3...

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USDA Conventional Long Term Price Projections

The USDA publishes a long term commodity price projection report to include twelve years; two years in arrears and ten years in projections. The report is a collaboration of work amongst multiple government agencies within the USDA that comprise an interagency agricultural...

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GMO Food Labeling Law Finalized

Do you want to know what is in your food?

Like most consumers, I feel safer when I am empowered with information to decide what to eat based on my preferences. Everyone has a choice, and the freedom to choose is sacred. Why should food labeling be any different?

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Goals for 2019 and How to Accomplish Them

The feeling that time is going by, you are busy all of the time and yet at the end of the day, week, month and year it doesn’t seem like you were able to accomplish what you really wanted to do. What is that? Why does that happen? We can start off the year motivated yet...
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Where to start if you are thinking about moving to organic production

It is a new year, new you and how about taking a new opportunity? There is a way to make and keep a new year resolution to no longer be frustrated with the prices of conventional commodities remaining flat according to the USDA long-term projections.  

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Looking at 2018 in the Rear View Mirror

Time flew by this year, we have covered many miles and are grateful that we were able to enjoy each moment. Looking back can give great definition of where you have been and a viewpoint of where you are headed.

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