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Capturing The End Of Summer's Garden Bounty - Fresh Organic Salad Recipe

The page on the calendar may have turned to September, but the fall season isn't officially ushered in until the autumnal equinox on September 23rd. In the meantime, this is a great time to capture the end of summer's garden bounty with a fresh organic salad recipe.  

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125th Anniversary of Labor Day

The first Monday of September each year the United States Department of Labor has designated as a holiday. This year, Labor Day 2019, is the 125th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday.

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3 Step Solution To Market and Sell Organic Crops

It Is Easier To Get The Job Done Than You May Think 

I am thankful for coming from a farming community. Lessons learned early on helped mold me into who I am and fueled my passion for Ag and how American farmers essentially feed our nation. Farmers are resilient and...

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What Does It Take To Go Organic?

In a very candid conversation with a farmer, the other day, I was asked, "what does it really take to go organic?" He mentioned that the idea had crossed his mind, he had heard a few things about it both good and bad, but he wasn't sure. 

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Challenges With Pricing and Selling Organic Crops

There are a lot of variables involved in pricing organic crops in a regular growing season, let alone situations that are affecting the #2019Harvest prices. This time last year felt completely different from what a producer might be experiencing at the same time this year....

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Keeping up to date with Organic events around your area

There are a myriad of organic events that take place across the United States and the world each month. The learning and network events range from field days, farmer conferences, and large expos that gather over 80,000 people at a single event. Depending on what you desire to...

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Next-Generation Organic Crop Merchandising

A Traditional Way of Doing Business

When farming, we do not stop to think about what it is like for a merchandiser. It is easy to take a "Us vs. Them" mentality as we grapple over price and quality; however, traditionally, we both go through a similar process to find each...

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Marketing Organic Crops - Opening Up Access To Organic Buyers

Marketing organic crops is very different from selling conventional crops. As a conventional producer, there are ways one can play the market, but traditionally farmers grow a crop, watch the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) along with the basis points at our local elevators and...

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Update On Prevented Plant Deadline and Cover Crop Program

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is working to assist farmers who were prevented from planting due to floods and excess rain this year.  As of July 1, 2019, the USDA has already paid roughly $146 million in claims.  

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Organic Farming Practices Can Help With Weather Challenges

Most of us farmers have felt weather extremes in one way or another. This year alone, some have experienced excessive rain, drought, changing temperatures - too cold or hot, violent storms, along with the addition of new weeds and pests presenting themselves.

To provide some...

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